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  3. Akram U, Gardani M, Irvine K, et al. Emotion dysregulation mediates the relationship between nightmares and psychotic experiences: results from a student population. npj Schizophr 2020;6.
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  6. Kyle SD, Madigan C, Begum N, et al. Primary care treatment of insomnia: Study protocol for a pragmatic, multicentre, randomised controlled trial comparing nurse-delivered sleep restriction therapy to sleep hygiene (the HABIT trial). BMJ Open 2020;10.
  7. Mireku MO. Waking Activities and Sleep: Analysis of UK Adolescents’ Daily Time-Use Diaries. J Adolesc Heal Published Online First: 2020.
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  10. Scott EM, Feig DS, Murphy HR, et al. Continuous glucose monitoring in pregnancy: Importance of analyzing temporal profiles to understand clinical outcomes. In: Diabetes Care. American Diabetes Association Inc. 2020. 1178–84.
  11. Steier J, Durrant S, Hare A. British sleep society: The COVID-19 pandemic response. J. Thorac. Dis. 2020;12:4469–75.


  1. Bowler J, Bourke P. Facebook use and sleep quality: Light interacts with socially induced alertness. Br J Psychol 2019;110:519–29.
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  3. Deehan ET, Bartels RM. Somnophilia: Examining Its Various Forms and Associated Constructs. Sex Abus J Res Treat Published Online First: 2019.
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  5. Harrington MO, Klaus K, Vaht M, et al. Overnight retention of emotional memories is influenced by BDNF Val66Met but not 5-HTTLPR. Behav Brain Res 2019;359:17–27.
  6. Keogh S, Bridle C, Siriwardena NA, et al. Effectiveness of non-pharmacological interventions for insomnia in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis. PLoS One 2019;14.
  7. Law GR, Alnaji A, Alrefaii L, et al. Suboptimal nocturnal glucose control is associated with large for gestational age in treated gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care. 2019;42:E123–4.
  8. Law GR, Alnaji A, Alrefaii L, et al. Suboptimal nocturnal glucose control is associated with large for gestational age in treated gestational diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care 2019;42:810–5.
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  10. Mireku MO, Barker MM, Mutz J, et al. Night-time screen-based media device use and adolescents’ sleep and health-related quality of life. Environ Int 2019;124:66–78.
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2018 and earlier

  1. Baran B, Correll D, Vuper TC, et al. Spared and impaired sleep-dependent memory consolidation in schizophrenia. Schizophr Res 2018;199:83–9.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Lewis, P. A., & Durrant, S. J. (2011). Overlapping memory replay during sleep builds cognitive schemata. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15(8), 343–51.
  16. 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.
  17. Durrant, S. J., Taylor, C., Cairney, S., & Lewis, P. A. (2011). Sleep-dependent consolidation of statistical learning. Neuropsychologia, 49(5), 1322–31.
  18. 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.


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