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Biography

Dr Adrian Whyte graduated with a first class BA (hons) Psychology degree from the University of Winchester in 2009. At the University of Reading, he completed his MSc in Psychological Research with distinction in 2010 and PhD titled ‘The cognitive effects of acute blueberry anthocyanin intervention in 7 - 10 year old children’ in 2015.

Between 2014 and 2020 he worked as a teaching fellow in the Psychology Department of the University of Reading convening modules on subjects such as Applied Psychology, Developmental Psychology, and Nutritional Psychology. Also during this period he worked as a post-doctoral researcher considering cognitive and physiological outcomes following acute and chronic nutritional interventions. He was appointed as Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Winchester in February 2020.

Publications

Grape seed polyphenol extract and cognitive function in healthy young adults: a randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel-groups acute-on-chronic trial

Bell, L., Whyte, A. R., Lamport, D. J., Spencer, J., Butler, L. T. & Williams, C. M., 2020In : Nutritional Neuroscience. 10 p.

Flavonoid-Rich Mixed Berries Maintain and Improve Cognitive Function Over a 6 h Period in Young Healthy Adults

Whyte, A. R., Cheng, N., Butler, L. T., Lamport, D. J. & Williams, C. M., 2019In : Nutrients. 111114 p.

 

Improved metabolic function and cognitive performance in middleaged adults following a single dose of wild blueberry

Whyte, A. R., Rahman, S., Bell, L., Edirisinghe, I., Krikorian, R., Williams, C. M. & Burton-Freeman, B., 3 Aug 2020In : European Journal of Nutrition. 16 p.

 

The cognitive effects of an acute wild blueberry intervention on 7 10 year olds using extended memory and executive function task batteries.

Whyte, A. R., Lamport, D. J., Schafer, G. & Williams, C. M., 1 May 2020In : Food and Function. 115p. 4793-4801 9 p.

A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Low Dose Enhanced Wild Blueberry Powder and Wild Blueberry Extract (ThinkBlue) in Maintenance of Episodic and Working Memory in Older Adults

Whyte, A. R., Cheng, N., Fromentin, E. & Williams, C. M., 23 May 2018In : Nutrients. 10614 p.

The effect of cognitive demand on performance of an executive function task following wild blueberry supplementation in 7 to 10 years old children

Whyte, A. R., Schafer, G. & Williams, C. M., 2017In : Food and Function. 811p. 4129-4138

Cognitive effects following acute wild blueberry supplementation in 7- to 10-year-old children

Whyte, A. R., Schafer, G. & Williams, C. M., 2016In : European Journal of Nutrition. 556p. 2151 2162 p.

Effects of a single dose of a flavonoid-rich blueberry drink on memory in 8 to 10 y old children

Whyte, A. R. & Williams, C. M., 2015In : Nutrition. 313p. 531 534 p.

 

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