Selected Recent Publications

Harrington, M. O., Pennington, K., & Durrant, S. J. (2017). The “affect tagging and consolidation” (ATaC) model of depression vulnerability. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 140, 43–51. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2017.02.003

Bhattacharya, B. Sen, Bond, T. P., O’Hare, L., Turner, D., & Durrant, S. J. (2016). Causal Role of Thalamic Interneurons in Brain State Transitions: A Study Using a Neural Mass Model Implementing Synaptic Kinetics. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 10(November), 1–18. http://doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2016.00115

Durrant, S. J., Cairney, D. S. A., & Lewis, D. P. A. (2016). Cross-Modal Transfer of Statistical Information Benefits from Sleep. Cortex, 78, 85–99. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2016.02.011

Durrant, S. J. (2015). Commentary: Altered sleep composition after traumatic brain injury does not affect declarative sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 9, 379. http://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2015.00379

Cairney, S. A., Durrant, S. J., Power, R., & Lewis, P. A. (2015). Complementary roles of slow-wave sleep and rapid eye movement sleep in emotional memory consolidation. Cerebral Cortex, 25(6), 1565–1575. http://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bht349

Durrant, S. J., Cairney, S. A., McDermott, C., & Lewis, P. a. (2015). Schema-conformant memories are preferentially consolidated during REM sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 122(March), 41–50. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2015.02.011

Bhattacharya, B. S., Patterson, C., Galluppi, F., Durrant, S. J., & Furber, S. (2014). Engineering a thalamo-cortico-thalamic circuit on SpiNNaker: a preliminary study toward modeling sleep and wakefulness. Frontiers in Neural Circuits, 8(May), 1–13. http://doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2014.00046

Cairney, S. A., Durrant, S. J., Jackson, R., & Lewis, P. A. (2014). Sleep spindles provide indirect support to the consolidation of emotional encoding contexts. Neuropsychologia, 63, 285–292. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.09.016

Cairney, S. A., Durrant, S. J., Hulleman, J., & Lewis, P. A. (2014). Targeted memory reactivation during slow wave sleep facilitates emotional memory consolidation. Sleep, 37(4), 701–707. http://doi.org/10.5665/sleep.3572

Bloxham, A., & Durrant, S. (2014). The effect of external stimuli on dreams, as assessed using Q-Methodology. International Journal of Dream Research, 7(2), 129–140. http://doi.org/10.11588/ijodr.2014.2.15754

Hennies, N., Lewis, P. a, Durrant, S. J., Cousins, J., & Lambon Ralph, M. a. (2014). Time- but not sleep-dependent consolidation promotes the emergence of cross-modal conceptual representations. Neuropsychologia, 63, 116–123. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.08.021

Durrant, S. J., Cairney, S. A., & Lewis, P. A. (2013). Overnight consolidation aids the transfer of statistical knowledge from the medial temporal lobe to the striatum. Cerebral Cortex, 23(10), 2467–78. http://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhs244

Furl, N., Kumar, S., Alter, K., Durrant, S., Shawe-Taylor, J., & Griffiths, T. D. (2011). Neural prediction of higher-order auditory sequence statistics. NeuroImage, 54(3), 2267–77. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2010.10.038

Lewis, P. A., & Durrant, S. J. (2011). Overlapping memory replay during sleep builds cognitive schemata. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15(8), 343–51. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2011.06.004

Cairney, S. A., Durrant, S. J., Musgrove, H., & Lewis, P. A. (2011). Sleep and environmental context: interactive effects for memory. Experimental Brain Research. 214(1), 83–92. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00221-011-2808-7

Durrant, S. J., Taylor, C., Cairney, S., & Lewis, P. A. (2011). Sleep-dependent consolidation of statistical learning. Neuropsychologia, 49(5), 1322–31. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.02.015

Durrant, S., Kang, Y., Stocks, N., & Feng, J. (2011). Suprathreshold stochastic resonance in neural processing tuned by correlation. Physical Review E – Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 84(1), 1–10. http://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.84.011923

Durrant, S., Hardoon, D. R., Brechmann, A., Shawe-Taylor, J., Miranda, E. R., & Scheich, H. (2009). GLM and SVM analyses of neural response to tonal and atonal stimuli: new techniques and a comparison. Connection Science, 21(2–3), 161–175. http://doi.org/10.1080/09540090902733863

Durrant, S. J., & Lewis, P. A. (2009). Memory consolidation: tracking transfer with functional connectivity. Current Biology : CB, 19(18), R860-2. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2009.08.019

Durrant, S., & Feng, J. (2006). Negatively correlated firing: The functional meaning of lateral inhibition within cortical columns. Biological Cybernetics, 95(5), 431–453. http://doi.org/10.1007/s00422-006-0096-2