Andrew B Scholey

Summary

Affiliation: Northumbria University
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Chewing gum selectively improves aspects of memory in healthy volunteers
    Lucy Wilkinson
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 38:235-6. 2002
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi Oxygen and cognitive performance: the temporal relationship between hyperoxia and enhanced memory
    A B Scholey
    Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 140:123-6. 1998
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi Chewing gum and cognitive performance: a case of a functional food with function but no food?
    Andrew Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 43:215-6. 2004
  6. ncbi Increased intensity of Ecstasy and polydrug usage in the more experienced recreational Ecstasy/MDMA users: a WWW study
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Psychology Division, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Addict Behav 29:743-52. 2004
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi Cognitive demand and blood glucose
    A B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, NE1 8ST, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Physiol Behav 73:585-92. 2001
  10. ncbi 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

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Publications36

  1. ncbi Chewing gum selectively improves aspects of memory in healthy volunteers
    Lucy Wilkinson
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 38:235-6. 2002
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi Oxygen and cognitive performance: the temporal relationship between hyperoxia and enhanced memory
    A B Scholey
    Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 140:123-6. 1998
    ..These data suggest that oxygen administration can selectively enhance aspects of cognitive performance and support a hypothesis whereby supplemental blood oxygen is sequestered by neural mechanisms involved in memory consolidation...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi Chewing gum and cognitive performance: a case of a functional food with function but no food?
    Andrew Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Appetite 43:215-6. 2004
    ..This brief commentary outlines the main findings from these studies and raises some issues regarding interpretation, methodology and future research directions...
  6. ncbi Increased intensity of Ecstasy and polydrug usage in the more experienced recreational Ecstasy/MDMA users: a WWW study
    Andrew B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Psychology Division, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Addict Behav 29:743-52. 2004
    ..These results are discussed in the context of cross-tolerance and drug predisposition/preference...
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi Cognitive demand and blood glucose
    A B Scholey
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, NE1 8ST, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Physiol Behav 73:585-92. 2001
    ..However, the relative contribution of central and peripheral (e.g. cardiac) activity to this effect has yet to be determined...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. doi Cognitive and mood effects of 8 weeks' supplementation with 400 mg or 1000 mg of the omega-3 essential fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in healthy children aged 10-12 years
    David O Kennedy
    Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Nutr Neurosci 12:48-56. 2009
    ..Despite media and public expectation of efficacy, no study to date has investigated the cognitive and mood effects of omega 3 supplementation in healthy children...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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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  14. doi 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...
  15. ncbi 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...
  16. ncbi 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...
  17. doi DHA-rich oil modulates the cerebral haemodynamic response to cognitive tasks in healthy young adults: a near IR spectroscopy pilot study
    Philippa A Jackson
    Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Br J Nutr 107:1093-8. 2012
    ..These encouraging pilot data warrant further application of NIRS in this area...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. doi Monoterpenoid extract of sage (Salvia lavandulaefolia) with cholinesterase inhibiting properties improves cognitive performance and mood in healthy adults
    David O Kennedy
    Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Psychopharmacol 25:1088-100. 2011
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  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi 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...
  22. doi Docosahexaenoic acid-rich fish oil modulates the cerebral hemodynamic response to cognitive tasks in healthy young adults
    Philippa A Jackson
    Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Biol Psychol 89:183-90. 2012
    ..Changes in hemodynamic response to tasks were not accompanied by consistent changes in cognitive performance...
  23. doi Panax ginseng has no effect on indices of glucose regulation following acute or chronic ingestion in healthy volunteers
    Jonathon L Reay
    Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Br J Nutr 101:1673-8. 2009
    ..The benefits to glucose regulation associated with long-term ginseng use may only be present in populations with compromised glucose control; however, further research is needed to confirm such a speculation...
  24. doi Panax ginseng (G115) improves aspects of working memory performance and subjective ratings of calmness in healthy young adults
    Jonathon L Reay
    Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 25:462-71. 2010
    ..The present study assessed the effects of Panax ginseng (G115) on subjective mood and aspects of 'working' memory processes, following a single dose and following sub-chronic (7 days) ingestion, in healthy volunteers...
  25. doi 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
    Philippa A Jackson
    Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
    Br J Nutr 107:1232-43. 2012
    ..These findings, taken together with other recent reports of null effects, suggest that dietary supplementation with n-3 PUFA in healthy, normally developing and impairment-free populations is unlikely to result in cognitive enhancement...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi 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
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  28. ncbi 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...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi 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)...
  31. ncbi 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...
  32. ncbi 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...
  33. ncbi Compromised arterial oxygen saturation in elderly asthma sufferers results in selective cognitive impairment
    Mark Moss
    Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, Division of Psychology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:139-50. 2005
    ..The results are discussed in terms of cerebral oxygen delivery, glucose metabolism, age related cognitive decline, and relative task demands...
  34. doi The effects of multitasking on psychological stress reactivity in recreational users of cannabis and MDMA
    Mark A Wetherell
    Health in Action Stress Research Group, Department of Psychology, School of Life Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:167-76. 2012
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  35. doi 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...
  36. ncbi 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...