Philippa A Jackson


Affiliation: Northumbria University
Country: UK


  1. Haskell Ramsay C, Jackson P, Forster J, Dodd F, Bowerbank S, Kennedy D. The Acute Effects of Caffeinated Black Coffee on Cognition and Mood in Healthy Young and Older Adults. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..These findings suggest behavioural activity of coffee beyond its caffeine content, raising issues with the use of decaffeinated coffee as a placebo and highlighting the need for further research into its psychoactive effects. ..
  2. Kennedy D, Okello E, Chazot P, Howes M, Ohiomokhare S, Jackson P, et al. 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. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..Future investigations should consider investigating higher doses. ..
  3. Wightman E, Jackson P, Khan J, Forster J, Heiner F, Feistel B, et al. 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. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
  4. Jackson P, Reay J, Scholey A, Kennedy D. DHA-rich oil modulates the cerebral haemodynamic response to cognitive tasks in healthy young adults: a near IR spectroscopy pilot study. Br J Nutr. 2012;107:1093-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These encouraging pilot data warrant further application of NIRS in this area. ..
  5. Jackson P, Forster J, Bell J, Dick J, Younger I, Kennedy D. DHA Supplementation Alone or in Combination with Other Nutrients Does not Modulate Cerebral Hemodynamics or Cognitive Function in Healthy Older Adults. Nutrients. 2016;8:86 pubmed publisher
    ..Further work should continue to evaluate more holistic approaches to cognitive aging. ..
  6. Haskell Ramsay C, Jackson P, Dodd F, Forster J, Bérubé J, Levinton C, et al. Acute Post-Prandial Cognitive Effects of Brown Seaweed Extract in Humans. Nutrients. 2018;10: pubmed publisher
    ..In order to explore the mechanism underlying these effects, future research should examine effects on cognition in parallel with blood glucose and insulin responses. ..
  7. Kennedy D, Wightman E, Forster J, Khan J, Haskell Ramsay C, Jackson P. Cognitive and Mood Effects of a Nutrient Enriched Breakfast Bar in Healthy Adults: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Groups Study. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..These results demonstrate that a nutrient enriched breakfast bar with low caffeine content can exert striking beneficial effects on acute cognitive function and alertness. ..