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Dr Emma Wightman

Associate Professor

Department: Psychology

Vice Chancellors Senior Research Fellow

Applied Sciences

Emma Wightman

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  • The chronic effects of a combination of herbal extracts (Euphytose®) on psychological mood state and response to a laboratory stressor: A randomised, placebo-controlled, double blind study in healthy humans., Dodd, F., Kennedy, D., Wightman, E., Khan, J., Patan, M., Elcoate, R., Jackson, P. 23 Jul 2022, In: Journal of Psychopharmacology
  • Acceptability and Feasibility of a 13-Week Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial Testing the Effects of Incremental Doses of Beetroot Juice in Overweight and Obese Older Adults, Babateen, A., Shannon, P., O’Brien, S., Okello, E., Khan, M., Rubele, S., Wightman, E., Smith, E., McMahon , N., Olgacer, D., Koehl, C., Fostier, W., Mendes , I., Kennedy, D., Mathers, J., Siervo, M. 26 Feb 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Acute cognitive performance and mood effects of coffee berry and apple extracts: A randomised, double blind, placebo controlled crossover study in healthy humans, Jackson, P., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Forster, J., Khan, J., Veasey, R., Kennedy, D., Wilson, A., Saunders, C., Wightman, E. 12 Aug 2021, In: Nutritional Neuroscience
  • The Acute and Chronic Cognitive Effects of a Sage Extract: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Spittlehouse, B., Heffernan, T., Guillemet, D., Kennedy, D. 14 Jan 2021, In: Nutrients
  • Acute and Chronic Effects of Green Oat (Avena sativa) Extract on Cognitive Function and Mood during a Laboratory Stressor in Healthy Adults: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Bonnländer, B., Lang, S., Pischel, I., Forster, J., Khan, J., Jackson, P., Wightman, E. 29 May 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Acute Effects of a Polyphenol-Rich Leaf Extract of Mangifera indica L. (Zynamite) on Cognitive Function in Healthy Adults: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Study, Wightman, E., Jackson, P., Forster, J., Khan, J., Wiebe, J., Gericke, N., Kennedy, D. 23 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Acute Resveratrol Administration Increases Neural Effort but Not Whole Body Metabolism or Cognitive Performance in Healthy, Young Participants, Eschle, T., Goodall, S., Kennedy, D., Wightman, E. 1 Sep 2020, In: Journal of Cognitive Enhancement
  • A Randomized, Crossover Study of the Acute Cognitive and Cerebral Blood Flow Effects of Phenolic, Nitrate and Botanical Beverages in Young, Healthy Humans, Jackson, P., Wightman, E., Veasey, R., Forster, J., Khan, J., Saunders, C., Mitchell, S., Haskell-Ramsay, C., Kennedy, D. 28 Jul 2020, In: Nutrients
  • Protocol and recruitment results from a 13-week randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of different doses of nitrate-rich beetroot juice on cognition, cerebral blood flow and peripheral vascular function in overweight and obese older people, Babateen, A., Rubele, S., Shannon, O., Okello, E., Smith, E., McMahon, N., O'Brien, G., Wightman, E., Kennedy, D., Mathers, J., Siervo, M. 1 Jun 2020, In: Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications
  • The Acute and Chronic Cognitive and Cerebral Blood-Flow Effects of Nepalese Pepper (Zanthoxylum armatum DC.) Extract—A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study in Healthy Humans, Kennedy, D., Wightman, E., Khan, J., Grothe, T., Jackson, P. 10 Dec 2019, In: Nutrients

  • Ellen Smith The effects of resveratrol on cognition, cerebral blood flow, gastrointestinal microbiota and systemic inflammation in healthy weight, overweight and obese adults. Start Date: 01/10/2017
  • Timothy Eschle The metabolic, cerebral haemodynamic, and cognitive effects of trans-resveratrol in healthy, young and older humans Start Date: 01/10/2014 End Date: 11/06/2018
  • Timothy Eschle The metabolic, cerebral haemodynamic, and cognitive effects of trans-resveratrol in healthy, young and older humans Start Date: 01/10/2014 End Date: 11/06/2018

  • PhD November 15 2013
  • PCAPL September 01 2010
  • Psychology BSc (Hons) July 01 2008
  • History A Level September 01 2003
  • Fine Art A Level September 01 2003
  • Sociology A Level September 01 2003
  • GCSE September 01 1998
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2008


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