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Sullivan, E.C., McCall, C., Brose, A., Henderson, L.M., Cairney, S.A. (2024)

Emotional inertia is independently associated with cognitive emotion regulation strategies and sleep quality


Harrington, M.O., Karapanagiotidis, T., Phillips, L., Smallwood, J., Anderson, M.C., Cairney, S.A. (2023)

Memory control deficits in the sleep-deprived human brain


Published Papers


Guttesen, A.Á.V., Denis, D., Gaskell, M.G., Cairney, S.A. (2024)

Delineating memory reactivation in sleep with verbal and non-verbal retrieval cues

Cerebral Cortex, 34

Aboaja, A.M., Dewa, L.H., Perry, A.E., Carey, J.F., Steele, R., Abdelsamie, A., Alhasan, G.T.A., Sharma, I.S., Cairney, S.A. (2024)

Sleep interventions for adults admitted to psychiatric inpatient settings: a systematic scoping review

Sleep Medicine Reviews

See, Q.R., Raheel, K., Duncan, I., Biabani, N., Di Giulio, I., Romigi, A., Kumari, V., O'Regan, D., Cairney, S.A., Urso, D., Chaudhuri, K.R., Gnoni, V., Drakatos, P., Rosenzweig, I. (2024)

Dreaming Characteristics in Non-Rapid Eye Movement Parasomnia and Idiopathic Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behaviour Disorder: Similarities and Differences

Nature and Science of Sleep, 16, 263-277

Denis, D., Cairney, S.A. (2024)

Electrophysiological mechanisms of memory consolidation in human non-rapid eye movement sleep

Current Sleep Medicine Reports, 10, 181-190

Sullivan, E.C., James, E., Henderson, L.M., McCall, C., Cairney, S.A. (2023)

The influence of emotion regulation strategies and sleep quality on depression and anxiety

Cortex, 166, 286-305

Denis, D., Cairney, S.A. (2023)

Neural reactivation during human sleep

Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, 7, 487–498

Petzka, M. Staresina, B.P., Cairney, S.A. (2023)

Better late than never: sleep still supports memory consolidation after prolonged periods of wakefulness

Learning & Memory, 30, 245-249

Pearson, O., Uglik-Marucha, N., Miskowiak, K.W., Cairney, S.A., Rosenzweig, I., Young, A.H., Stokes, P.R.A. (2023)

The relationship between sleep disturbance and cognitive impairment in mood disorders: A systematic review

Journal of Affective Disorders, 327, 207-216

Guttesen, A.Á.V., Gaskell, M.G., Madden, E.V., Appleby, G., Cross, Z.R., Cairney, S.A. (2022)

Sleep loss disrupts the neural signature of successful learning

Cerebral Cortex, 33, 1610-1625

Ashton, J.E., Staresina, B.P. Cairney, S.A. (2022)

Sleep bolsters schematically incongruent memories

PLoS ONE, 17, e0269439

van Rijn, E., Gouws, A., Walker, S., Knowland, V., Cairney, S.A., Gaskell, M.G., Henderson, L. (2022)

Do naps benefit novel word learning? Developmental differences and white matter correlates

Cortex, 158, 37-60

Joensen, B.H., Harrington, M.O., Berens, S.C., Cairney, S.A., Gaskell, M.G., Horner, A.J. (2022)

Targeted memory reactivation during sleep can induce forgetting of overlapping memories

Learning & Memory, 29, 401-411

Harrington, M.O., Cairney, S.A. (2021)

Sleep Loss Gives Rise to Intrusive Thoughts

Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 25, 434-436

Ashton, J.E., Cairney, S.A. (2021)

Future-relevant memories are not selectively strengthened during sleep

PLoS ONE, 16, e0258110

Harrington, M.O., Ashton, J.E., Sankarasubramanian, S., Anderson, M.C., Cairney, S.A. (2021) 

Losing Control: Sleep Deprivation Impairs the Suppression of Unwanted Thoughts 

Clinical Psychological Science, 9, 97-113

Harrington, M.O., Ngo, H-V.V., Cairney, S.A. (2021)

No benefit of auditory closed-loop stimulation on memory for semantically-incongruent associations

Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 183, 107482

Harrington, M.O., Cairney, S.A. (2021)

Sounding it out: auditory stimulation and overnight memory processing

Current Sleep Medicine Reports, 7, 112-119

Harrington, M.O., Ashton, J.E., Ngo, H-V.V., Cairney, S.A. (2021) 

Phase-locked Auditory Stimulation of Theta Oscillations during Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

Sleep, 44

Aboaja, A., Perry, A. E., Steele, R., Dewa, L., Carey, J., Clarbour, J., Shah, S., Cairney, S. A. (2021)

Sleep interventions for adults admitted to psychiatric inpatient settings: a scoping review protocol

JBI Evidence Synthesis, 19, 2389-2397 

Ashton, J.E., Harrington, M.O., Langthorne, D. Ngo, H-V.V., Cairney, S.A. (2020)

Sleep Deprivation Induces Fragmented Memory Loss 

Learning & Memory, 27, 130-135

Walker, S., Gaskell, M. G., Knowland, V. C. P., Fletcher, F. E., Cairney, S. A. & Henderson, L. (2020) 

Growing up with interfering neighbours: the influence of time of learning and vocabulary knowledge on written word learning in children

Royal Society Open Science, 7, 191597

Strachan, J.W.A, Guttesen A.Á.V., Smith, A.K., Gaskell, M.G., Tipper, S.P., Cairney, S.A. (2020)

Investigating the Formation and Consolidation of Incidentally Learned Trust

Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory & Cognition, 46, 684-698

Ashton, J.E., Harrington, M.O., Guttesen, A.Á.V., Smith, A.K., Cairney, S.A. (2019)

Sleep Preserves Physiological Arousal in Emotional Memory 

Scientific Reports, 9, 5966 

Antony, J.W., Schönauer, M., Staresina, B.P., Cairney, S.A. (2019)

Sleep Spindles and Memory Reprocessing 

Trends in Neurosciences, 42, 1-3

Gaskell, M.G., Cairney, S.A., Rodd, J.M. (2019)

Contextual Priming of Word Meanings is Stabilized over Sleep 

Cognition, 182, 109-126

Walker, S., Henderson, L.M., Fletcher, F.E., Knowland, V.C.P, Cairney, S.A., Gaskell, M.G. (2019) 

Learning to live with interfering neighbours: the influence of time of learning and level of encoding on word learning

Royal Society Open Science, 6, 181842

Cairney, S.A., Guttesen, A.Á.V., El Marj, N. Staresina, B.P. (2018)

Memory Consolidation is Linked to Spindle-Mediated Information Processing during Sleep

Current Biology, 28, 948-954

Cairney, S.A., Lindsay, S., Paller, K.A. Gaskell, M.G. (2018)

Sleep Preserves Original and Distorted Memory Traces

Cortex, 99, 39-44

Ashton, J.E. Cairney, S.A., Gaskell, M.G. (2018) 

No Effect of Targeted Memory Reactivation during Slow-Wave Sleep on Emotional Recognition Memory 

Journal of Sleep Research, 27, 129-137 

Cairney, S.A., Sobczak, J.M., Lindsay, S., Gaskell, M.G. (2017)

Mechanisms of Memory Retrieval in Slow-Wave Sleep

Sleep , 40

James, E.L. & Cairney, S.A. (2017) 

Commentary: Knowledge Acquisition during Exam Preparation Improves Memory and Modulates Memory Formation 

Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, 10, 245

Weighall, A., Henderson, L.M., Barr, D.J., Cairney, S.A., Gaskell, M.G. (2017)

Eye-Tracking the Time-Course of Novel Word Learning and Lexical Competition in Adults and Children 

Brain and Language, 167, 13-27

Cairney, S.A., Lindsay, S., Sobczak, J.M., Paller, K.A., Gaskell, M.G. (2016)

The Benefits of Targeted Memory Reactivation for Consolidation in Sleep Are Contingent on Memory Accuracy and Direct Cue-Memory Associations

Sleep, 39, 1139-1150

Durrant, S.J. Cairney, S.A., Lewis, P.A. (2016) 

Cross-Modal Transfer of Statistical Information Benefits from Sleep 

Cortex, 78, 85-99

Cairney, S.A., Ashton, J.E., Roshchupkina, A.A., Sobczak, J.M. (2015) 

A Dual Role for Sleep Spindles in Sleep-Dependent Memory Consolidation

The Journal of Neuroscience, 35, 12328-12330

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, 1565-1575

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, 41-50

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

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, 701-707

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, 2467-2478

Cairney, S.A., Durrant, S.J., Musgrove, H., Lewis, P.A. (2011)

Sleep and Environmental Context: Interactive Effects for Memory

Experimental Brain Research, 214, 83-92

Durrant, S.J., Taylor, C., Cairney, S.A., Lewis, P.A. (2011)

Sleep-Dependent Consolidation of Statistical Learning 

Neuropsychologia, 49, 1322-1331

Lewis, P., Cairney, S.A., Manning, L., Critchley, H. (2011)

The Impact of Overnight Consolidation upon Memory for Emotional and Neutral Encoding Contexts 

Neuropsychologia, 49, 2619-2629

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