Keith Wesnes

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Publications

  1. doi The role of human cognitive neuroscience in drug discovery for the dementias
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket, Goring on Thames, UK Department of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 14:62-73. 2014
  2. doi Effects of nicotine withdrawal on cognition in a clinical trial setting
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket, 19 Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames, Oxon RG8 0EN, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:133-40. 2013
  3. doi An evaluation of the cognitive and mood effects of an energy shot over a 6h period in volunteers: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, cross-over study
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket Global, Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames RG8 0EN, UK
    Appetite 67:105-13. 2013
  4. doi Breakfast is associated with enhanced cognitive function in schoolchildren. An internet based study
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket Global, Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames, RG8 0EN, UK
    Appetite 59:646-9. 2012
  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. ncbi Examining the cognitive effects of a special extract of Bacopa monniera (CDRI08: Keenmnd): a review of ten years of research at Swinburne University
    Con Stough
    Swinburne Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 16:254-8. 2013
  7. doi 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

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi The role of human cognitive neuroscience in drug discovery for the dementias
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket, Goring on Thames, UK Department of Psychology, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Curr Opin Pharmacol 14:62-73. 2014
    ..This paper reviews and discusses the methodology and instruments available for research and clinical practice in this major area; with a focus on the challenges involved in test selection and evaluation. ..
  2. doi Effects of nicotine withdrawal on cognition in a clinical trial setting
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket, 19 Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames, Oxon RG8 0EN, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 229:133-40. 2013
    ..Smoking withdrawal has been widely established to produce a range of impairments to the quality of several major domains of cognitive function including attention, working memory and episodic memory...
  3. doi An evaluation of the cognitive and mood effects of an energy shot over a 6h period in volunteers: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, cross-over study
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket Global, Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames RG8 0EN, UK
    Appetite 67:105-13. 2013
    ..In conclusion, an energy shot can significantly improve important aspects of cognitive function for up to 6h compared to placebo in partially sleep-deprived healthy volunteers...
  4. doi Breakfast is associated with enhanced cognitive function in schoolchildren. An internet based study
    Keith A Wesnes
    Bracket Global, Gatehampton Road, Goring on Thames, RG8 0EN, UK
    Appetite 59:646-9. 2012
    ..This study adds weight to the growing body of literature indicating that breakfast plays a positive role in maintaining cognitive function during the morning...
  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. ncbi Examining the cognitive effects of a special extract of Bacopa monniera (CDRI08: Keenmnd): a review of ten years of research at Swinburne University
    Con Stough
    Swinburne Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Pharm Pharm Sci 16:254-8. 2013
    ..Studies using this extract indicate that CDRI08 has several modes of action on the human brain. Promising indications for use in humans include improving cognition in the elderly and in patients with neurodegenerative disorders...
  7. doi 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...