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The Centre for Human Psychopharmacology conducts world-leading research embracing:

  • Cognition and mood enhancement focusing on the effects of natural substances
  • Pharmacological and nutraceutical treatments for neurocognitive ageing
  • Immediate and long-term effects of illicit and prescription drugs on neurocognition and applied behaviours such as driving

Expertise

The CHP is a leading international centre researching the cognitive and mood effects of bioactive nutrients, pharmaceuticals, recreational drugs and dietary interventions. The Centre works closely with industry to allow rapid translation of research findings into evidence-based end-user benefits for cognitive health.

We have expertise in the following areas:

Professor Andrew Scholey talks about the Work of the CHP. Also available from Swinburne Research Profiles.

News and Events

  • Drugs and Driving 2015 symposium

    Professor Con Stough will present at the Drugs and Driving 2015 symposium in Toronto in June.

  • Lemon Balm: 2300 years of 'joy and mirth'

    Listen to Professor Andrew Scholey''s Smart Drugs Smarts podcast on the history and effect of lemon balm.