Brain, performance and nutrition research centre


Dr Emma Wightman

Emma Wightman

Role: Lecturer
Phone: 01912437253
Room: NB402

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Emma is a lecturer in biological psychology at Northumbria university teaching at both an undergraduate and post-graduate level as well as being level 6 year tutor and coordinating the mentor scheme for the undergraduate programme.


Emma's PhD was the first to investigate the cognitive and cerebral blood flow effects of the polyphenol resveratrol in healthy humans. Furthering this work, Emma currently supervises PhD student Tim Eschle who isresearching the potential for resveratrol to attenuate the cognitive deficits associated with hypoxia as a model for cognitive decline in aging.

Brain, Performance and Nutrition Research Centre
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
4th Floor, Northumberland Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

t: 44 (0) 191 243 7252

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