Selected Publications
  • Eschle T, Goodall S, Kennedy D, Wightman E (2019) Acute resveratrol administration increases neural effort but not whole body metabolism or cognitive performance in healthy, young participants. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement (in press).
  • Mumme KD, von Hurst PR, Conlon CA, Jones B, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Stonehouse W, Heath AM, Coad J, Beck KL (2019) Study protocol: associations between dietary patterns, cognitive function and metabolic syndrome in older adults - a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health 19(1):535.
  • Bondonno NP, Bondonno CP, Ward NC, Woodman RJ, Hodgson JM, Croft KD (2019) Enzymatically-modified isoquercitrin improves endothelial function in volunteers at risk of cardiovascular disease. British Journal of Nutrition 20:1-21.
  • Chrismas BC, Taylor L, Cherif A, Sayegh S, Bailey DP (2019) Breaking up prolonged sitting with moderate-intensity walking improves attention and executive function in Qatari females. PloS one 14(7).
  • Reed RA, Mitchell ES, Saunders C, O’Connor PJ (2019) Acute low and moderate doses of a caffeine-free polyphenol-rich coffeeberry extract improve feelings of alertness and fatigue resulting from the performance of fatiguing cognitive tasks. Journal of Cognitive Enhancement 3(2):193-206.
  • Haskell-Ramsay CF, Jackson PA, Forster JS, Dodd FL, Bowerbank SL, Kennedy DO (2018) The acute effects of caffeinated black coffee on cognition and mood in healthy young and older adults. Nutrients, 10(10):1386.
  • Kennedy D, Okello E, Chazot P, Howes MJ, Ohiomokhare S, Jackson P, Haskell-Ramsay C, Khan J, Forster J, Wightman E (2018) Volatile terpenes and brain function: Investigation of the cognitive and mood effects of Mentha × Piperita L. essential oil with in vitro properties relevant to central nervous system function. Nutrients, 10(8):1029.
  • Wightman EL, Jackson PA, Khan J, Forster J, Heiner F, Feistel B, Suarez CG, Pischel I, Kennedy DO (2018) The acute and chronic cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of a sideritis scardica (greek mountain tea) extract: a double blind, randomized, placebo controlled, parallel groups study in healthy humans. Nutrients, 10(8), 955.
  • Haskell-Ramsay CF, Jackson PA, Dodd FL, Forster JS, Bérubé J, Levinton C, Kennedy DO (2018) Acute post-prandial cognitive effects of brown seaweed extract in humans. Nutrients, 10(1):85.
  • Eschle T (2018) The metabolic, cerebral haemodynamic, and cognitive effects of trans-resveratrol in healthy, young and older humans (Doctoral dissertation, Northumbria University).
  • Moss M, Smith E, Milner M, McCready J (2018) Acute ingestion of rosemary water: Evidence of cognitive and cerebrovascular effects in healthy adults. Journal of Psychopharmacology 32(12):1319-29.
  • Murray M, Dordevic AL, Cox KHM, Scholey A, Ryan L, Bonham MP (2018) A study protocol for a double blind randomised controlled trial investigating the impact of 12 weeks’ supplementation with a polyphenol-rich marine algal extract on cholesterol levels in adults with hypercholesterolaemia. BMJ Open 8, e022195.
  • Kennedy DO, Wightman EL, Forster J, Khan J, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Jackson PA (2017) Cognitive and mood effects of a nutrient enriched breakfast bar in healthy adults: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel groups study. Nutrients, 9(12):1332.
  • Haskell-Ramsay CF, Stuart RC, Okello EJ, Watson AW (2017) Cognitive and mood improvements following acute supplementation with purple grape juice in healthy young adults. Eur J Nutr, 56(8):2621-2631.
  • Kean JD, Sarris J, Scholey AB, Silberstein R, Downey LA, Stough C (2017) Reduced inattention and hyperactivity and improved cognition after marine oil extract (PCSO-524®) supplementation in children and adolescents with clinical and subclinical symptoms of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Psychopharmacology 234, 403-420.
  • Keane KM, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Veasey RC, Howatson G (2016) Montmorency Tart cherries (Prunus cerasus L.) modulate vascular function acutely, in the absence of improvement in cognitive performance. Br J Nutr, 116(11):1935-1944.
  • Kennedy DO, Jackson PA, Forster J, Khan J, Grothe T, Perrinjaquet-Moccetti T, Haskell-Ramsay CF (2016) 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. Nutr Neuroscience, 20(2):135-151.
  • Kennedy DO, Stevenson EJ, Jackson PA, Dunn S, Wishart K, Bieri G, Barella L, Carne A, Dodd FL, Robertson BC, Forster J, Haskell-Ramsay CF (2016) Multivitamins and minerals modulate whole-body energy metabolism and cerebral blood-flow during cognitive task performance: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial. Nutr Metab, 13:11.
  • Jackson PA, Forster JS, Bell JG, Dick JR, Younger I, Kennedy DO (2016) DHA supplementation alone or in combination with other nutrients does not modulate cerebral hemodynamics or cognitive function in healthy older adults. Nutrients, 8(2):86.
  • Ali A, O'Donnell J, Von Hurst P, Foskett A, Holland S, Starck C, Rutherfurd-Markwick K (2016) Caffeine ingestion enhances perceptual responses during intermittent exercise in female team-game players. J Sports Sci., 34(4):330-41.
  • Steiner GZ, Yeung A, Liu J-X, Camfield DA, de Blasio FM, Pipingas A, Scholey AB, Stough C, Chang DH (2016) The effect of Sailuotong (SLT) on neurocognitive and cardiovascular function in healthy adults: a randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled crossover pilot trial. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 16, 15.
  • Veasey RC, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Kennedy DO, Tiplady B, Stevenson EJ (2015) The effect of breakfast prior to morning exercise on cognitive performance, mood and appetite later in the day in habitually active women. Nutrients, 7(7):5712-32.
  • Watson AW, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Kennedy DO, Cooney JM, Trower T, Scheepens A (2015) Acute supplementation with blackcurrant extracts modulates cognitive functioning and inhibits monoamine oxidase-B in healthy young adults. Journal of Functional Foods, 17: 524-539.
  • Veasey RC, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Kennedy DO, Wishart K, Maggini S, Fuchs CJ, Stevenson EJ (2015) The effects of supplementation with a vitamin and mineral complex with guarana prior to fasted exercise on affect, exertion, cognitive performance, and substrate metabolism: A randomized controlled trial. Nutrients, 7(8):6109-27.
  • Wightman EL, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Reay JL, Williamson G, Dew T, Zhang W, Kennedy DO (2015) The effects of chronic trans-resveratrol supplementation on aspects of cognitive function, mood, sleep, health and cerebral blood flow in healthy, young humans. Br J Nutr., 114(9):1427-37
  • Dodd FL, Kennedy DO, Riby LM, Haskell-Ramsay CF (2015) A double-blind, placebo-controlled study evaluating the effects of caffeine and L-theanine both alone and in combination on cerebral blood flow, cognition and mood. Psychopharmacology, 232(14):2563-76.
  • Wightman EL, Haskell-Ramsay CF, Thompson KG, Blackwell JR, Winyard PG, Forster J, Jones AM, Kennedy DO (2015) Dietary nitrate modulates cerebral blood flow parameters and cognitive performance in humans: A double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover investigation. Physiology & Behavior, 149:149-158.
  • Chang D, Steiner G, Yeung A, De Blasio F, Pipingas A, Scholey A, Stough C (2015) Sailuotong (SLT), a standardised Chinese herbal medicine formula enhances working memory in healthy adults: a pilot study. Integrative Medicine Research 4, 1-14.
  • Scholey A, Gibbs A, Neale C, Perry N, Ossoukhova A, Bilog V, Kras M, Scholz C, Sass M, Buchwald-Werner S (2015) Investigation of a Melissa officinalis special extract on Cognition II: Human study - Lemon balm extract administered in confectionary bars. Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech 26, 12-14.
  • Massee LA, Ried K, Pase M, Travica N, Yoganathan J, Scholey A, Macpherson H, Kennedy G, Sali A, Pipingas A (2015) The acute and sub-chronic effects of cocoa flavanols on mood, cognitive and cardiovascular health in young healthy adults: A randomized, controlled trial. Frontiers in Pharmacology 6, 93.
  • Cox C, Pipingas A, Scholey A (2015) Investigation of the effects of solid lipid curcumin on cognition and mood in a healthy older population. Journal of Psychopharmacology 29, 642-651.
  • Kean JD, Kaufman J, Lomas J, Goh A, White D, Simpson D, Scholey A, Singh H, Sarris J, Zangara A, Stough C (2015) A Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating the Effects of a Special Extract of Bacopa monniera (CDRI 08) on Hyperactivity and Inattention in Male Children and Adolescents: BACHI Study Protocol (ANZCTRN12612000827831). Nutrients 7, 9931-9945.
  • Lee J, Pase MP, Pipingas A, Raubenheimer J, Thurgood M, Villalon L, Macpherson H, Gibbs A, Scholey A (2015) Switching to a 10-day Mediterranean-style diet improves mood and cardiovascular function in a controlled crossover study. Nutrition 31, 647-652.
  • Ossoukhova A, Owen L, Savage K, Meyer M, Ibarra A, Roller M, Pipingas A, Wesnes K, Scholey A (2015)  Improved working memory performance following administration of a single dose of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) to healthy middle-age adults. Human Psychopharmacology - Clinical and Experimental 30, 108–122.
  • Wightman EL, Reay JL, Haskell CF, Williamson G, Dew TP, Kennedy DO (2014) Effects of resveratrol alone or in combination with piperine on cerebral blood flow parameters and cognitive performance in humans: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover investigation. British Journal of Nutrition, 112(2):203-213.
  • Thompson KG, Turner L, Prichard J, Dodd F, Kennedy DO, Haskell C, Blackwell JR, Jones AM (2014) Influence of dietary nitrate supplementation on physiological and cognitive responses to incremental cycle exercise. Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology, 193:11-20.
  • Scholey A, Gibbs A, Neale C, Perry N, Ossoukhova A, Bilog V, Kras M, Scholz C, Sass M, Buchwald-Werner S (2014) Anti-stress effects of lemon balm-containing foods. Nutrients 6, 4805-4821.
  • Scholey A, Benson S, Stough C, Stockley C (2014) Effects of resveratrol and alcohol on mood and cognitive function in older individuals. Nutrition and Aging 2, 133-138.
  • Bondonno CP, Downey LA, Croft KD, Scholey A, Stough C, Yang X, Considine MJ, Ward NC, Puddey IB, Swinny E, Mubarak A, Hodgson JM (2014) The acute effect of flavonoid-rich apples and nitrate-rich spinach on cognitive performance and mood in healthy men and women. Food and Function 5, 849-858.
  • Yeung A, Kiat H, Denniss AR, Cheema BS, Bensoussan A, Machliss B, Colagiuri B, Chang D (2014) Randomised controlled trial of a 12 week yoga intervention on negative affective states, cardiovascular and cognitive function in post-cardiac rehabilitation patients. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 14(1):411.
  • Veasey RC, Gonzalez JT, Kennedy DO, Haskell CF, Stevenson EJ (2013) Breakfast consumption and exercise interact to affect cognitive performance and mood later in the day: a randomized controlled trial. Appetite, 68:38-44.
  • Stonehouse W, Conlon CA, Podd J, Hill SR, Minihane AM, Haskell C, Kennedy D (2013) DHA supplementation improved both memory and reaction time in healthy young adults: a randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 97:1134-43.
  • Scholey A, Bauer I, Neale C, Savage K, Camfield D, White D, Maggini S, Pipingas A, Stough C, Hughes M (2013) Acute effects of different multi-vitamin mineral preparations with and without guaraná on mood, cognitive performance and functional brain activation. Nutrients 5, 3589-3604.
  • Downey LA, Kean J, Lau A, Poll A, Gregory R, Murray M, Rourke J, Patak B, Pase MP, Zangara A, Scholey A, Stough C (2013) An acute, double-blind, placebo controlled crossover study of 320 mg and 640 mg doses of a special extract of Bacopa monnieri (CDRI 08) on sustained cognitive performance. Phytotherapy Research 27, 1407 – 1413.
  • Asamoah S, Siegler J, Chang D, Scholey AB, Yeung A, Cheema BS (2013) Effect of aerobic training on cognitive function and arterial stiffness in sedentary young adults: a pilot randomized controlled trial. Physiology Journal Article ID 847325.
  • Wightman EL, Haskell CF, Forster JS, Veasey RC, & Kennedy DO (2012) Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), cerebral blood flow parameters, cognitive performance and mood in healthy humans: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover investigation. Human Psychopharmacology: Clinical and Experimental, 27:177-86
  • Jackson PA, Reay JL, Scholey AB, Kennedy DO (2012) Docosahexaenoic acid-rich fish oil modulates the cerebral hemodynamic response to cognitive tasks in healthy young adults. Biol Psychol., 89(1):183-90.
  • Jackson PA, Deary ME, Reay JL, Scholey AB, Kennedy DO (2012) No effect of 12 weeks' supplementation with 1 g DHA-rich or EPA-rich fish oil on cognitive function or mood in healthy young adults aged 18–35 years. Br J Nutr., 107(8):1232-1243.
  • Jackson PA, Reay JL, Scholey AB, Kennedy DO (2012) DHA-rich oil modulates the cerebral haemodynamic response to cognitive tasks in healthy young adults: a near IR spectroscopy pilot study. Br J Nutr., 107(8):1093-8.
  • Sarris J, Scholey A, Schweitzer I, Bousman C, LaPorte E, Ng C, Murray G, Stough C (2012) The acute effects of kava and oxazepam on anxiety, mood, neurocognition, and genetic correlates: a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study. Human Psychopharmacology - Clinical and Experimental 27, 262-269.
  • Stough C, Pase MP, Cropley V, Myers S, Nolidin K, Pipingas A, Croft K, Chang D, Scholey AB (2012) A randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of Pycnogenol and CDRI08 herbal medicines on Cognitive, cardiovascular, and biochemical functioning in cognitive healthy elderly people: the Australian Research Council Longevity Intervention (ARCLI) study protocol (ACTRN12611000487910). Nutrition Journal 11, 11-19.
  • O'Donnell JM (2012) Effect of caffeine supplementation on metabolism and physical and cognitive function in female intermittent games players: a thesis presented in partial fulfilment for the requirements of a Master of Science in Human Nutrition at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand (Doctoral dissertation, Massey University).
  • Kennedy D, Dodd F, Robertson B, Okello E, Reay J, Scholey A, Haskell C (2011) Monoterpenoid extract of sage (Salvia lavandulaefolia) with cholinesterase inhibiting properties improves cognitive performance and mood in healthy adults. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 25:1088-1100.
  • Kennedy DO, Haskell CF (2011) Cerebral blood flow and behavioural effects of caffeine in habitual and non-habitual consumers of caffeine: A Near Infrared Spectroscopy study. Biological Psychology, 86:298-306.
  • McMillan L, Owen L, Kras M, Scholey A (2011) Behavioural effects of a 10-day Mediterranean Diet: results from a pilot study evaluating mood and cognitive performance. Appetite 56, 143-147.
  • Haskell CF, Robertson BC, Jones E, Forster J, Jones R, Wilde A, Maggini S, Kennedy DO (2010) Effects of a multi-vitamin/mineral supplement on cognitive function and fatigue during extended multi-tasking. Human Psychopharmacology, 25:448-61.
  • Kennedy DO, Wightman EL, Reay JL, Lietz G, Okello EJ, Wilde A, Haskell CF (2010) Effects of resveratrol on cerebral blood flow parameters and cognitive performance in humans: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover investigation. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 91:1590-7.
  • Kennedy DO, Veasey R, Watson A, Dodd F, Jones E, Maggini S & Haskell CF (2010). Effects of high-dose B vitamin complex with vitamin C and minerals on subjective mood and performance in healthy males. Psychopharmacology, 211:55-68.
  • Scholey AB, Ossoukhova A, Owen L, Ibarra A, Pipingas A, He K, Roller M, Stough C (2010) Effects of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) on neurocognitive function: an acute, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study. Psychopharmacology 212, 345–356.