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Julie Khan

Research Assistant

Department: Psychology

Julie Khann Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Julie graduated from Northumbria University in 2006 with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology and in 2007 completed her MSc in Nutrition and Psychological Science.  

After working as a Primary School Teaching Assistant for two years Julie returned to Northumbria in 2009 as a Research Assistant in the Psychology Department, School of Life Sciences.

Julie has assisted with several research projects as a member of the Cognition and Communication (CoCo) Research Centre and joined the Brain Performance and Nutriton Research Centre (BPNRC) in September 2011.  She has recently trained as a phlebotomist to assist with collection of blood samples for studies at the BPNRC.

Her research interests include the effects of homeopathic remedies for cognition and mood modulation and more recently the acute cognitive effects of four low doses of caffeine.

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • The acute and chronic cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of a sideritis scardica (Greek mountain tea) extract, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Khan, J., Forster, J., Heiner, F., Feistel, B., Suarez, C., Pischel, I., Kennedy, D. 24 Jul 2018, In: Nutrients
  • Volatile Terpenes and Brain Function, Kennedy, D., Okello, E., Chazot, P., Howes, M., Ohiomokhare, S., Jackson, P., Haskell, C., Khan, J., Forster, J., Wightman, E. 7 Aug 2018, In: Nutrients
  • Acute effects of a wild green-oat (Avena sativa) extract on cognitive function in middle-aged adults: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, within-subjects trial, Kennedy, D., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Grothe, T., Perrinjaquet-Moccetti, T., Haskell, C. 7 Feb 2017, In: Nutritional Neuroscience
  • Cognitive and Mood Effects of a Nutrient Enriched Breakfast Bar in Healthy Adults, Kennedy, D., Wightman, E., Forster, J., Khan, J., Haskell, C., Jackson, P. 7 Dec 2017, In: Nutrients
  • Improved cognitive performance following single doses of wild green oat extract in healthy older adults, Jackson, P., Haskell, C., Khan, J., Forster, J., Grothe, T., Perrinjacquet-Moccetti, T., Kennedy, D. Oct 2015
  • Future publication success in science is better predicted by traditional measures than by the h index, Honekopp, J., Khan, J. Mar 2012, In: Scientometrics


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