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Jonathon Reay


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Academic Biography

Jonathon completed his PhD within the Human Cognitive Neuroscience Unit (HCNU), investigating the gluco-regulatory and neuro-cognitive effects of a traditional herbal supplement (Panax ginseng) in healthy adults. He then enjoyed a number of years in the Department of Psychology at Northumbria University working as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Principal Lecturer.

Jonathon joined Teesside University as a Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Leader for Psychology and is currently the Associate Dean with responsibility for student recruitment and marketing.

Jonathon has published a number of journal articles covering research into the cognitive and physiological effects of food supplements and recreational drugs. Current teaching at Teesside University is focused upon Biological Psychology and student placement modules.

Summary of Research Interests

Past and current research interests include the further investigations of the acute and chronic effects of food supplements and recreational drug use (alcohol, ecstasy, cannabis, nicotine etc.) on human health and behaviour.

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Research Output 2007 2017

The Relative Importance of Aural and Visual Information in the Evaluation by Musicians and Non-Musicians of Classical Music Performance

Griffiths, N. & Reay, J., 29 Jun 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Music Perception. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Music Performance

Hypothetical future orientated positive imagery reduces feelings of social anxiety in a healthy population

Oldfield, L., Reay, J., Wilson, C. & Riby, L. M., 31 Aug 2016, In : Research in Psychology and Behavioral Sciences. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
Phobic Disorders

Understanding successful ageing, key challenges and research methods

Riby, L. M., Greer, J., Martinon, L. M. & Reay, J., 8 Dec 2016, Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods. p. -

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

Glucose and the wandering mind: not paying attention or simply out of fuel?

Birnie, L. H. W., Smallwood, J., Reay, J. & Riby, L. M., 18 Apr 2015, In : Psychopharmacology. p. -

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

The effects of chronic trans-resveratrol supplementation on aspects of cognitive function, mood, sleep, health and cerebral blood flow in healthy, young humans

Wightman, E., Haskell-Ramsay, C. F., Reay, J., Williamson, G., Dew, T. P., Zhang, W. & Kennedy, D. O., 7 Sep 2015, In : British Journal of Nutrition. 114, 9, p. 1427-1437

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Cerebrovascular Circulation
Blood Pressure