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Dr Jeanet Ingwersen is the Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology. She completed her BSc in Psychology and her MSc in Psychological Research Methods at the University of Dundee and gained her PhD in 2011 from Northumbria University. Her PhD investigated the Effect of Breakfast and Snack Consumption on Children's Cognitive Performance.
Jeanet is the Programme Leader for the MSc Psychology course at Teesside. Since commencing her lectureship at Teesside in 2008 she has taught on a variety of modules. Currently she teaches the developmental parts of ‘Human Development and Social Psychology’ in year 1 and ‘Development, Cognitive Processes and Disorders’ in year 2. She also teaches on ‘Psychological Research Design and Analysis’ and supervises both undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral dissertation students.
Summary of Research Interests
Jeanet is a researcher within the Centre for Applied Psychological Science at Teesside University. Her primary research interest is concerned with wellbeing in children. Her research has investigated the relationship between food intake and children’s cognition and behaviour and she is particularly interested in area of applying glycaemic index of a food to cognitive and behavioural effects in children. Jeanet is also interested in the relationship between access to outdoor environments and wellbeing in both children and adults. She also has an interest in student retention and progression and has been involved with research exploring students’ views of assessment feedback.
A low glycaemic index breakfast cereal preferentially prevents children’s cognitive performance from declining throughout the morning.Ingwersen, J., Defeyter, M. A., Kennedy, D. O., Wesnes, K. A. & Scholey, A. B., 1 Jul 2007, In : Appetite. 49, 1, p. 240-244 5 p.
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