Helen Macpherson

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Affiliation: Swinburne University of Technology
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Neurocognitive effects of multivitamin supplementation on the steady state visually evoked potential (SSVEP) measure of brain activity in elderly women
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, 427 451 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Physiol Behav 107:346-54. 2012
  2. doi request reprint A steady state visually evoked potential investigation of memory and ageing
    Helen Macpherson
    Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, 400 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
    Brain Cogn 69:571-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Memory improvements in elderly women following 16 weeks treatment with a combined multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement: A randomized controlled trial
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University of Technology, 427 451 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:351-65. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement on cognition and blood biomarkers in older men: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Elizabeth Harris
    NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:370-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint No effect of multivitamin supplementation on central blood pressure in healthy older people: A randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Harris
    Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 246:236-42. 2016
  6. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean-Style Diet and Effects on Cognition in Adults: A Qualitative Evaluation and Systematic Review of Longitudinal and Prospective Trials
    Roy J Hardman
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Front Nutr 3:22. 2016
  7. ncbi request reprint How Does Exercise Reduce the Rate of Age-Associated Cognitive Decline? A Review of Potential Mechanisms
    Greg Kennedy
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 55:1-18. 2017
  8. pmc The Effects of Four-Week Multivitamin Supplementation on Mood in Healthy Older Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Helen Macpherson
    Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2016:3092828. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Glucose administration and cognitive function: differential effects of age and effort during a dual task paradigm in younger and older adults
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:1135-42. 2015
  10. doi request reprint Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation and mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Helen Macpherson
    Center for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:437-44. 2013

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Neurocognitive effects of multivitamin supplementation on the steady state visually evoked potential (SSVEP) measure of brain activity in elderly women
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, 427 451 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Physiol Behav 107:346-54. 2012
    ..Fewer studies have investigated the effects of these substances on brain activity...
  2. doi request reprint A steady state visually evoked potential investigation of memory and ageing
    Helen Macpherson
    Brain Sciences Institute, Swinburne University of Technology, 400 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn, Victoria 3122, Australia
    Brain Cogn 69:571-9. 2009
    ..The results provide support for compensatory processes in the aging brain; at lower task demands, older adults demonstrate reduced neural activity, whereas at greater task demands neural activity is increased...
  3. doi request reprint Memory improvements in elderly women following 16 weeks treatment with a combined multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement: A randomized controlled trial
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Swinburne University of Technology, 427 451 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 220:351-65. 2012
    ..This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted to investigate the effects of 16 weeks multivitamin supplementation (Swisse Women's 50+ Ultivite ®) on cognition in elderly women...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of a multivitamin, mineral and herbal supplement on cognition and blood biomarkers in older men: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial
    Elizabeth Harris
    NICM Collaborative Centre for Neurocognition, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
    Hum Psychopharmacol 27:370-7. 2012
    ..Nutritional and vitamin status may be related to cognitive function and decline in older adults. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of nutritional supplementation on cognition in older men...
  5. doi request reprint No effect of multivitamin supplementation on central blood pressure in healthy older people: A randomized controlled trial
    Elizabeth Harris
    Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Vic, 3122, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 246:236-42. 2016
    ..This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study investigated the effects of 16-weeks supplementation with gender-specific multivitamin and herbal supplements...
  6. pmc Adherence to a Mediterranean-Style Diet and Effects on Cognition in Adults: A Qualitative Evaluation and Systematic Review of Longitudinal and Prospective Trials
    Roy J Hardman
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Front Nutr 3:22. 2016
    ..The utilization of a dietary pattern, such as the MedDiet, will be essential as part of the armamentarium to maintain quality of life and reduce the potential social and economic burden of dementia. ..
  7. ncbi request reprint How Does Exercise Reduce the Rate of Age-Associated Cognitive Decline? A Review of Potential Mechanisms
    Greg Kennedy
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    J Alzheimers Dis 55:1-18. 2017
    ..A greater understanding of these mechanisms and their potential relationships with exercise and cognition will be invaluable in providing biomarkers for investigating the efficacy of differing exercise regimes on cognitive outcomes...
  8. pmc The Effects of Four-Week Multivitamin Supplementation on Mood in Healthy Older Women: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Helen Macpherson
    Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2016:3092828. 2016
    ..In-home mobile phone-based assessments may be more sensitive to the effects of nutritional interventions compared to traditional in-laboratory assessments...
  9. doi request reprint Glucose administration and cognitive function: differential effects of age and effort during a dual task paradigm in younger and older adults
    Helen Macpherson
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Vic, 3122, Australia
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 232:1135-42. 2015
    ..However, the extent to which this glucose facilitation effect is uniform across the lifespan is uncertain...
  10. doi request reprint Multivitamin-multimineral supplementation and mortality: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Helen Macpherson
    Center for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:437-44. 2013
    ..Multivitamins are the most commonly used supplement in the developed world. Recent epidemiologic findings suggest that multivitamin use increases the risk of mortality...
  11. 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...
  12. doi request reprint Glucose enhancement of recognition memory: differential effects on effortful processing but not aspects of 'remember-know' responses
    Andrew Scholey
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne Vic 3122, Australia
    Neuropharmacology 64:544-9. 2013
    ..This article is part of a Special Issue entitled 'Cognitive Enhancers'...
  13. pmc Improved blood biomarkers but no cognitive effects from 16 weeks of multivitamin supplementation in healthy older adults
    Elizabeth Harris
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, Vic 3122, Australia
    Nutrients 7:3796-812. 2015
    ..In healthy older people, multivitamin supplementation improved a number of blood biomarkers that are relevant to cognition, but these biomarker changes were not accompanied by improved cognitive function. ..
  14. pmc A randomised controlled trial investigating the effects of Mediterranean diet and aerobic exercise on cognition in cognitively healthy older people living independently within aged care facilities: the Lifestyle Intervention in Independent Living Aged Car
    Roy J Hardman
    Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutr J 14:53. 2015
    ..However, the ability of such interventions to improve cognitive ability, or even reduce the rate of cognitive ageing, has not been fully examined by substantial interventional studies within an ageing population...
  15. doi request reprint Switching to a 10-day Mediterranean-style diet improves mood and cardiovascular function in a controlled crossover study
    Jaime Lee
    School of Health Sciences, Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
    Nutrition 31:647-52. 2015
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the effects of switching to a 10-d Mediterranean-style diet on mood, cognition, and cardiovascular measures...