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Dr Mark Moss

Department: Psychology

Mark Moss Staffprofile Northumbriauniversity255Mark is head of the Department of Psychology. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the Division and oversees staffing and budgeting for all programmes of study. Mark teaches on the second year undergraduate Psychobiology Sensation and Perception module, undergraduate and Masters level research methods modules, and a final year alcoholism option.

Mark was a founding member of the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit (now the Brain Performance and Nutrition Research Centre) at Northumbria University. His main research interests relate to the modulation of cognitive function and mood through natural interventions, with a current focus on phyto-aromatics.

Key Publications

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  • Comparing the Twitter Posting of British Gambling Operators and Gambling Affiliates, Houghton, S., McNeill, A., Hogg, M., Moss, M. 4 May 2019, In: International Gambling Studies
  • Acute ingestion of rosemary water: Evidence of cognitive and cerebrovascular effects in healthy adults, Moss, M., Smith, E., Milner, M., McCready, J. 1 Dec 2018, In: Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • A Pilot Study of the Acute Ingestion of No. 1 Rosemary Water: Evidence of Cognitive, Physiological and Subjective Effects in Healthy Adults, Moss, M., McMullon, M., McDonald, H. 26 Jul 2018, In: Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science
  • ‘To give is better than to receive?’ Couples massage significantly benefits both partners’ wellbeing, Naruse, S., Cornelissen, P., Moss, M. 2 Apr 2018, In: Journal of Health Psychology
  • Why Won’t They Exercise More? Development of a Tool to Assess Motivators and Barriers to Exercise in Older Adults, Moss, L., Moss, M., McInnes, L. 4 Jan 2018, In: International Journal of Psychological Studies
  • Any Sense in Classroom Scents? Aroma of Rosemary Essential Oil Significantly Improves Cognition in Young School Children, Moss, M., Earl, V., Moss, L., Heffernan, T. 30 Oct 2017, In: Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science
  • Half way to Scarborough fair? The cognitive and mood effects of rosemary and sage aromas, Moss, M. Feb 2017, In: Phytothérapie
  • Acute consumption of Peppermint and Chamomile teas produce contrasting effects on cognition and mood in healthy young adults, Moss, M., Jones, R., Moss, L., Cutter, R., Wesnes, K. 30 Sep 2016, In: Plant Science Today
  • Assessing the feasibility and efficacy of written benefit-finding for caregivers of children with autism, Lovell, B., Moss, M., Wetherell, M. 2 Jan 2016, In: Journal of Family Studies
  • Alcohol Use and Risky Behaviour: Evidence of Anxiolysis-Disinhibition from a Naturalistic Drinking Study, Gayson, C., Moss, L., Moss, M. 29 May 2015, In: International Journal of Psychological Studies

PGR Supervision

  • Scott Houghton Start: 01/04/2018
  • Elouise Leonard-Cross Orgscaping: exploring how organisations can better use data to identify the organisational resources that support and the demands that hinder engagement and performance Start: 20/09/2010


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