Nutrition and Mental Performance by Leigh Riby

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Ideal for psychology, food science and nutrition students at a variety of levels, this text provides a unique lifespan perspective to guide students through nutrition and cognitive performance. With contributions from leading academics and professionals, it is an accessible and comprehensive guide to the connection between psychology and nutrition.

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DR. LEIGH RIBY is Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, UK, where he is the program leader for an MSc in Nutrition and Psychological Science. He is also a member of the Brain, Performance and Nutrition Centre and the Cognition and Communication research center at Northumbria University. DR. MICHAEL SMITH holds a BA (Hons) in Psychology and a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Western Australia. Dr. Smith's PhD research investigated the influence of glucose ingestion on cognitive performance in adolescents. PROFESSOR JONATHAN FOSTER is Senior Research Fellow in Psychology at Curtin University, Australia, and holds honorary/adjunct positions at the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and the University of Western Australia.
Published June 5, 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. 376 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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