Andrew B Scholey

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Affiliation: Swinburne University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Participant experiences from chronic administration of a multivitamin versus placebo on subjective health and wellbeing: a double-blind qualitative analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Jerome Sarris
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 11:110. 2012
  2. doi request reprint An extract of Salvia (sage) with anticholinesterase properties improves memory and attention in healthy older volunteers
    Andrew B Scholey
    Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 198:127-39. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Cocoa polyphenols enhance positive mood states but not cognitive performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Matthew P Pase
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Psychopharmacol 27:451-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Glucose enhancement of memory depends on initial thirst
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne Vic 3122, Australia
    Appetite 53:426-9. 2009
  5. pmc A randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of Pycnogenol and Bacopa CDRI08 herbal medicines on cognitive, cardiovascular, and biochemical functioning in cognitively healthy elderly people: the Australian Research Council Longevity Intervention
    Con K Stough
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 11:11. 2012
  6. doi request reprint The effect of glucose dose and fasting interval on cognitive function: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, six-way crossover study
    Lauren Owen
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorne, 3122, Vic, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:577-89. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Effects of multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement on cognition in younger adults and the contribution of B group vitamins
    Andrew Pipingas
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 29:73-82. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Glucose administration prior to a divided attention task improves tracking performance but not word recognition: evidence against differential memory enhancement?
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 202:549-58. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Glucose effects on long-term memory performance: duration and domain specificity
    Lauren Owen
    NICM Centre for the Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:131-40. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Consumption of cocoa flavanols results in acute improvements in mood and cognitive performance during sustained mental effort
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for the Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1505-14. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Participant experiences from chronic administration of a multivitamin versus placebo on subjective health and wellbeing: a double-blind qualitative analysis of a randomised controlled trial
    Jerome Sarris
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 11:110. 2012
    ..While many randomised controlled trials have been conducted on multivitamins, to our knowledge no qualitative research exploring the subjective experience of taking a multivitamin during a clinical trial has been reported...
  2. doi request reprint An extract of Salvia (sage) with anticholinesterase properties improves memory and attention in healthy older volunteers
    Andrew B Scholey
    Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 198:127-39. 2008
    ..In recent controlled trials, administration of sage extracts with established cholinergic properties improved cognitive function in young adults...
  3. doi request reprint Cocoa polyphenols enhance positive mood states but not cognitive performance: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    Matthew P Pase
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    J Psychopharmacol 27:451-8. 2013
    ..This provides a rationale for exploring whether cocoa polyphenols can ameliorate the symptoms associated with clinical anxiety or depression...
  4. doi request reprint Glucose enhancement of memory depends on initial thirst
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne Vic 3122, Australia
    Appetite 53:426-9. 2009
    ..Glucose enhancement of memory may therefore critically depend on participants' initial thirst...
  5. pmc A randomized controlled trial investigating the effect of Pycnogenol and Bacopa CDRI08 herbal medicines on cognitive, cardiovascular, and biochemical functioning in cognitively healthy elderly people: the Australian Research Council Longevity Intervention
    Con K Stough
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 11:11. 2012
    ..In light of this, the role of diet, including supplementation with nutritional and even pharmacological interventions capable of ameliorating the neurocognitive changes that occur with age constitute vital areas of research...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of glucose dose and fasting interval on cognitive function: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, six-way crossover study
    Lauren Owen
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorne, 3122, Vic, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:577-89. 2012
    ..These include physiological state, dose, types of cognitive tasks used and level of cognitive demand. Another potential moderating factor is the length of the fasting interval prior to a glucose load...
  7. doi request reprint Effects of multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement on cognition in younger adults and the contribution of B group vitamins
    Andrew Pipingas
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 29:73-82. 2014
    ..This randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the cognitive effects of 16-week multivitamin supplementation in adults aged 20-49 years...
  8. doi request reprint Glucose administration prior to a divided attention task improves tracking performance but not word recognition: evidence against differential memory enhancement?
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 202:549-58. 2009
    ..The cognition-enhancing effects of glucose administration to humans have been well-documented; however, it remains unclear whether this effect preferentially targets episodic memory or other cognitive domains...
  9. doi request reprint Glucose effects on long-term memory performance: duration and domain specificity
    Lauren Owen
    NICM Centre for the Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 211:131-40. 2010
    ..Therefore, domain specificity of glucose effects merits further elucidation...
  10. doi request reprint Consumption of cocoa flavanols results in acute improvements in mood and cognitive performance during sustained mental effort
    Andrew B Scholey
    NICM Centre for the Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Psychopharmacol 24:1505-14. 2010
    ..While the mechanisms underlying the effects are unknown they may be related to known effects of CF on endothelial function and blood flow...
  11. pmc The effects of multivitamin supplementation on diurnal cortisol secretion and perceived stress
    David A Camfield
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne 3122, Australia
    Nutrients 5:4429-50. 2013
    ..A possible interpretation of the elevation in CAR associated with multivitamin supplementation is that this represents an adaptive response to everyday demands in healthy participants. ..
  12. pmc A randomised placebo-controlled trial to differentiate the acute cognitive and mood effects of chlorogenic Acid from decaffeinated coffee
    David A Camfield
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e82897. 2013
    ..24,p=0.06 and t=2.20,p=0.06 respectively). These findings suggest that the improvements in mood observed with GB, but not the improvements in cognitive function, are likely to some extent to be attributable to CGAs...
  13. doi request reprint The effect of multivitamin supplementation on mood and stress in healthy older men
    Elizabeth Harris
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, National Institute of Complementary Medicine NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 26:560-7. 2011
    ..This study investigates the effects of a multivitamin, mineral, and herbal supplement on mood and stress in a group of healthy, older male volunteers...
  14. doi request reprint MDMA and methamphetamine: some paradoxical negative and positive mood changes in an acute dose laboratory study
    Andrew C Parrott
    Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 215:527-36. 2011
    ..This study investigated the acute mood effects of oral MDMA, methamphetamine, and placebo in a double-blind laboratory study...
  15. doi request reprint Healthy middle-aged individuals are vulnerable to cognitive deficits as a result of increased arterial stiffness
    Matthew P Pase
    NICM Centre for Study of Natural Medicines and Neurocognition, Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hypertens 28:1724-9. 2010
    ..The cognitive drug research (CDR) computerized system was implemented to assess domains of cognitive performance, whereas pulse pressure and augmentation index were determined centrally by a noninvasive SphygmoCor device...
  16. doi request reprint Cognitive and mood effects in healthy children during 12 weeks' supplementation with multi-vitamin/minerals
    Crystal F Haskell
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Br J Nutr 100:1086-96. 2008
    ..This proposition requires further investigation...
  17. ncbi request reprint The effects of L-theanine, caffeine and their combination on cognition and mood
    Crystal F Haskell
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Biol Psychol 77:113-22. 2008
    ..These results suggest that beverages containing L-theanine and caffeine may have a different pharmacological profile to those containing caffeine alone...
  18. ncbi request reprint Modulation of cognitive performance following single doses of 120 mg Ginkgo biloba extract administered to healthy young volunteers
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 22:559-66. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint A low glycaemic index breakfast cereal preferentially prevents children's cognitive performance from declining throughout the morning
    Jeanet Ingwersen
    Cognition and Communication Research Centre, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 49:240-4. 2007
    ..742 and -13.510, respectively, p<0.05) and secondary memory (M=-30.675 and -47.183, respectively, p<0.05)...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effect of glucose administration and the emotional content of words on heart rate and memory
    Claire E Ford
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 16:241-4. 2002
    ..These results further differentiate the physiological responses involved during memory for affective and neutral material...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acute, dose-dependent cognitive effects of Ginkgo biloba, Panax ginseng and their combination in healthy young volunteers: differential interactions with cognitive demand
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK a
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:35-44. 2002
    ..This was accompanied by improved accuracy during Serial Sevens and Serial Threes following the 640 mg and the 960 mg dose, respectively. The paper concludes with speculation into the possible mechanisms underlying these effects...
  22. ncbi request reprint A glucose-caffeine 'energy drink' ameliorates subjective and performance deficits during prolonged cognitive demand
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 42:331-3. 2004
    ..These results indicate that a combination of caffeine and glucose can ameliorate deficits in cognitive performance and subjective fatigue during extended periods of cognitive demand...
  23. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of laboratory-induced stress in humans after acute administration of Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Psychosom Med 66:607-13. 2004
    ..Although recent research has demonstrated modulation of mood in keeping with these roles, no studies to date have directly investigated the effects of this herbal medication on laboratory-induced psychological stress...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and physiological effects of an "energy drink": an evaluation of the whole drink and of glucose, caffeine and herbal flavouring fractions
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 176:320-30. 2004
    ..Both glucose and caffeine can improve aspects of cognitive performance and, in the case of caffeine, mood. There are few studies investigating the effects of the two substances in combination...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and mood improvements of caffeine in habitual consumers and habitual non-consumers of caffeine
    Crystal F Haskell
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 179:813-25. 2005
    ..It is therefore unclear whether any beneficial findings are due to the positive effects of caffeine or to the alleviation of caffeine withdrawal...
  26. ncbi request reprint Blood glucose changes and memory: effects of manipulating emotionality and mental effort
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Biol Psychol 71:12-9. 2006
    ..However, the relationship between physiological and cognitive processes associated with processing emotional material are more complex...
  27. ncbi request reprint Single doses of Panax ginseng (G115) reduce blood glucose levels and improve cognitive performance during sustained mental activity
    Jonathon L Reay
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 19:357-65. 2005
    ..05). Overall these data suggest that Panax ginseng can improve performance and subjective feelings of mental fatigue during sustained mental activity. This effect may be related to the acute gluco-regulatory properties of the extract...
  28. ncbi request reprint The psychopharmacology of European herbs with cognition-enhancing properties
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST UK
    Curr Pharm Des 12:4613-23. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Anxiolytic effects of a combination of Melissa officinalis and Valeriana officinalis during laboratory induced stress
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Phytother Res 20:96-102. 2006
    ..As the two herbs are most often sold in combination with each other the current study assessed the anxiolytic properties of such a combination during laboratory-induced stress...
  30. ncbi request reprint Modulation of mood and cognitive performance following acute administration of Melissa officinalis (lemon balm)
    D O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 72:953-64. 2002
    ..Both nicotinic and muscarinic binding were found to be low in comparison to the levels found in previous studies...
  31. ncbi request reprint Effects of Panax ginseng, consumed with and without glucose, on blood glucose levels and cognitive performance during sustained 'mentally demanding' tasks
    Jonathon L Reay
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 20:771-81. 2006
    ..Panax ginseng caused a reduction in blood glucose levels 1 hour following consumption when ingested without glucose. These results confirm that Panax ginseng may possess glucoregulatory properties and can enhance cognitive performance...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of cholinesterase inhibiting sage (Salvia officinalis) on mood, anxiety and performance on a psychological stressor battery
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Neuropsychopharmacology 31:845-52. 2006
    ..The results confirm previous observations of the cholinesterase inhibiting properties of S. officinalis, and improved mood and cognitive performance following the administration of single doses to healthy young participants...
  33. ncbi request reprint Ginseng: potential for the enhancement of cognitive performance and mood
    David O Kennedy
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, RG30 1EA, UK
    Pharmacol Biochem Behav 75:687-700. 2003
    ..It is suggested that ginseng would benefit from rigorous research further delineating its acute effects and exploring the relationship between acute effects and those seen during and following chronic administration regimens...
  34. ncbi request reprint Interactions between alcohol and caffeine in relation to psychomotor speed and accuracy
    Michelle Mackay
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 17:151-6. 2002
    ..These findings confirm that alcohol consumption is associated a greater number of errors and provide some evidence for task-specific antagonism of alcohol's cognitive effects by caffeine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nonequivalence of on-line and paper-and-pencil psychological tests: the case of the prospective memory questionnaire
    Tom Buchanan
    Department of Psychology, University of Westminster, London, England
    Behav Res Methods 37:148-54. 2005
    ..Without examination of its psychometric properties, one cannot be sure that a test administered via the Internet actually measures the intended construct...
  36. ncbi request reprint Retrograde enhancement of kinesthetic memory by alcohol and by glucose
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, United Kingdom
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 78:477-83. 2002
    ..These results confirm that kinesthetic memory can be improved by administration of alcohol and extend the range of tasks which are sensitive to enhancement by glucose...