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  • Walker MP, Robertson EM. Memory Processing: Ripples in the Resting Brain. Curr Biology 2016; 26(6):R239-41.

  • Greer SM, Goldstein AN, Knutson B, Walker MP. A Genetic Polymorphism of the Human Dopamine Transporter Determines the Impact of Sleep Deprivation on Brain Responses to Rewards and Punishments. J Cogn Neurosci 2016; Epub ahead of print.

  • Wassing R, Benjamins JS, Dekker K, Moens S, Spiegelhalder K, Feige B, Riemann D, van der Sluis S, Van Der Werf YD, Talamini LM, Walker MP, Schalkwijk F, Van Someren EJ. Slow dissolving of emotional distress contributes to hyperarousal. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016; Epub ahead of print.

  • Goldstein-Piekarski AN, Greer SM, Saletin JM, Walker MP. Sleep Deprivation Impairs the Human Central and Peripheral Nervous System Discrimination of Social Threat. Journal of Neuroscience 2015; 35(28):10135-45.

  • Mander BA, Marks SM, Vogel JW, Rao V, Lu B, Saletin JM, Ancoli-Israel S, Jagust WJ, Walker MP. B-amyloid disrupts human NREM slow waves and related hippocampus-dependent memory consolidation. Nature Neuroscience 2015; 18(7):1051-7.

  • van Rijn E, Eichenlaub JB, Lewis PA, Walker MP, Gaskell MG, Malinowski JE, Blagrove M. The dream-lag effect: Selective processing of personally significant events during Rapid Eye Movement sleep, but not during Slow Wave Sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory 2015; 122:98-109.

  • Mander BA, Rao V, Lu B, Saletin JM, Ancoli-Israel S, Jagust WJ, Walker MP. Impaired prefrontal sleep spindle regulation of hippocampal-dependent learning in older adults. Cerebral Cortex 2014; 24(12):3301-9.

  • Harvey AG, Lee J, Williams J, Hollon SD, Walker MP, Thompson MA, Smith R. Improving Outcome of Psychosocial Treatments by Enhancing Memory and Learning. Perspectives of Psychological Science 2014; 9(2):161-79.

  • Goldstein AN, Walker MP. The role of sleep in emotional brain function. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology 2014; 10:679-708.

  • Astill RG, Piantoni G, Raymann RJ, Vis JC, Coppens JE, Walker MP, Stickgold R, Van Der Werf YD, Van Someren EJ. Sleep spindle and slow wave frequency reflect motor skill performance in primary school-age children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 2014; 8:910.

  • Saletin JM, van der Helm E, Walker MP. Structural brain correlates of human sleep oscillations. NeuroImage 2013; 83:658-68.

  • Abel T, Havekes R, Saletin JM, Walker MP. Sleep, plasticity and memory from molecules to whole-brain networks. Current Biology 2013; 23(17):R774-88.

  • Goldstein AN, Greer SM, Saletin JM, Harvey AG, Nitschke JB, Walker MP. Tired and apprehensive: anxiety amplifies the impact of sleep loss on aversive brain anticipation. Journal of Neuroscience 2013; 33(26):10607-15.

  • Mander BA, Rao V, Lu B, Saletin JM, Lindquist JR, Ancoli-Israel S, Jagust W, Walker MP. Prefrontal atrophy, disrupted NREM slow waves and impaired hippocampal-dependent memory in aging. Nature Neuroscience 2013; 16(3):357-64.

  • Stickgold R, Walker MP. Sleep-dependent memory triage: evolving generalization through selective processing. Nature Neuroscience 2013; 16(2):139-45.

  • Drummond SP, Walker M, Almklov E, Campos M, Anderson DE, Straus LD. Neural correlates of working memory performance in primary insomnia. Sleep 2013; 36(9):1307-16.

  • Greer SM, Goldstein AN, Walker MP. The impact of sleep deprivation on food desire in the human brain. Nature Communications 2013; 4:2259.

  • Saletin JM, Walker MP. Nocturnal mnemonics: sleep and hippocampal memory processing. Frontiers in Neurology 2012; 3:59.

  • Payne JD, Tucker MA, Ellenbogen JM, Wamsley EJ, Walker MP, Schacter DL, Stickgold R. Memory for semantically related and unrelated declarative information: the benefit of sleep, the cost of wake. PLoS1 2012; 7(3): e33079.

  • van der Helm E, Yao J, Dutt S, Rao V, Saletin JM & Walker MP. REM Sleep Depotentiates Amygdala Activity to Previous Emotional Experiences. Current Biology 2011; 21(23):1-4.

  • van der Helm E, Nishida M, Gujar N & Walker MP. Sleep-Dependent Facilitation of Episodic Memory Details. PLoS1 2011; 6(11):e27421.

  • Saletin JM, Goldstein A & Walker MP. The role of sleep in directed forgetting and remembering of human memories. Cerebral Cortex 2011; 21:2534-2541.

  • Gujar N, Yoo S-S, Hu PT & Walker MP. Sleep deprivation amplifies reactivity of brain reward networks, biasing the appraisal of positive emotional experiences. Journal of Neuroscience 2011; 31:4466-4474.

  • Lewis PA, Couch TJ, Hu PT & Walker MP. Keeping time in your sleep: Overnight consolidation of temporal rhythm. Neuropsychologia 2011; 49:115-123.

  • Mander BA, Santhanam S, Saletin JM, & Walker MP. Wake deterioration and sleep restoration of human learning. Current Biology 2011; 21(5):183-184.

  • Blagrove, M., Seddon, J., George, S., Parrott, A.C., Stickgold, R., Walker, M.P., Jones, K.A. & Morgan, M.J. AProcedural and declarative memory task performance, and the memory consolidation function of sleep, in recent and abstinent ecstasy/MDMA users. J. Psychopharmacol 2011 25; 465-477. link

  • Walker, M.P. Sleep, memory and emotion. Prog Brain Res 2011 185; 49-68. link

  • Gujar, N., McDonald, S., Nishida, M. & Walker, M.P. A role for REM sleep in (re)calibrating the sensitivity of the human brain to specific emotions. Cerebral Cortex 2011 21(1); 115-123.

  • Gujar N, Yoo SS, Hu P, Walker MP. The Unrested Resting Brain: Sleep Deprivation Alters Activity within the Default-mode Network. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 2010; 22; 1637-1648.

  • van der Helm, E., Gujar, N. & Walker MP. Sleep Deprivation Impairs the Accurate Recognition of Human Emotions . Sleep 2010; 33(3):335-342.

  • Walker MP, Stickgold R. Overnight alchemy: sleep-dependent memory evolution. Nature Reviews Neuroscience 2010; 11: 218.

  • Walker MP. The role of slow wave sleep in memory processing. J. Clin. Sleep Med 2009; 5:S20-26.

  • Walker MP. REM, dreams and emotional brain homeostasis. Frontiers in Neuroscience 2009; 3(3), 442-443.

  • Walker MP & van der Helm E. Overnight Therapy? The Role of Sleep in Emotional Brain Processing. Psychological Bulletin 2009; 135(5), 731-748.

  • Payne JD, Schacter DL, Propper RE, Huang LW, Wamsley EJ, Tucker MA, Walker MP, Stickgold R. The role of sleep in false memory formation. Neurobiol Learn Mem 2009; 92: 327-334.

  • Walker MP. Sleep-dependent memory integration. Frontiers in Neuroscience 2009; 3(3), 418-419.

  • Nishida M, Pearsall J, Buckner RL, & Walker MP. Prefrontal theta during REM sleep enhances emotional memory. Cereb Cortex 2009; 19:1158-1166.

  • Walker MP. The role of sleep in cognition and emotion. NYAS 2009; 1156:168-197.

  • Walker MP. Cognitive consequences of sleep and sleep loss. Sleep Medicine 2008; 16(5): 287-298.

  • Walker MP. Sleep-Dependent Memory Processing. Harvard Review of Psychiatry 2008; 16(5): 287-298.

  • Yoo SS, Gujar N, Hu P, Jolesz FA & Walker MP. The human emotional brain without sleep: A prefrontal-amygdala disconnect. Current Biology 2007; 17(20): 877-878.

  • Stickgold R & Walker MP. Sleep-dependent memory consolidation and reconsolidation. Sleep Med 2007; 8: 331-343.

  • Ellenbogen J, Hu P, Payne JD, Titone D, Walker MP. Human relational memory requires time and sleep. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2007; 104: 7723-7728.

  • Nishida M, Walker MP. Daytime naps, motor memory consolidation and regionally specific sleep spindles. PLoS1 2007; 2: e341.

  • Yoo SS, Gujar N, Hu P, Jolesz FA & Walker MP. A deficit in the ability to form new human memories without sleep. Nature Neurosci 2007; 10: 385-392.

  • Hu P, Stylos-Allen M & Walker MP. Sleep facilitates consolidation of emotional declarative memory. Psychol Sci 2006; 17(10): 891-898

  • Walker MP. Sleep to Remember. American Scientist 2006; 94(4): 326-333.

  • Walker MP & Stickgold R. Sleep, Memory and Plasticity. Annu Rev Psychol 2006; 57: 139-166.

  • Walker MP, Stickgold R, Jolesz FA & Yoo SS. The functional anatomy of sleep-dependent visual skill learning. Cereb Cortex 2005; 15: 1666-1675.

  • Pace-Schott, E. F., Stickgold, R., Muzur, A., Wigren, P., Ward, A. S., Hart, C., D, Walker, M.P., Edgar, C. & Hobson, J. A. Cognitive Performance by Humans During a Smoked Cocaine Binge-Abstinence Cycle. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse 2005;31:571-591.

  • Walker MP. Stickgold R. Alsop D. Gaab N. & Schlaug G. Sleep-dependent motor memory plasticity in the human brain. Neuroscience 2005; 133: 911-917.

  • Stickgold R. & Walker MP. Memory consolidation and reconsolidation: What is the role of sleep? Trends Neurosci 2005; 28(8): 408-415.

  • Kuriyama K, Stickgold R & Walker MP. Sleep-dependent learning and motor skill complexity. Learn Mem. 2004; 11: 705-713

  • Walker MP. Past, present and the future: Discussions surrounding a new model of sleep-dependent learning and memory processing. Behav Brain Sci. 2005;28(1): 51-64

  • Walker MP & Stickgold R. Sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation. Neuron 2004; 44: 121-133

  • Walker MP. A new model of sleep and the time course of memory formation. Behav Brain Sci. 2005;28(1):87-97

  • Walker MP. & Stickgold R. It's practice with sleep that makes perfect: Implications of sleep-dependent learning and plasticity for skill performance. Clinics in Sports Medicine 2005; 24: 301-317.

  • Gaab N, Paetzold M, Becker M, Walker MP & Schlaug G. The influence of sleep on auditory learning - A behavioral study. Neuroreport 2004; 15: 731-734

  • Walker MP, Brakefield T, Hobson JA & Stickgold R. Dissociable stages of human memory consolidation and reconsolidation. Nature 2003;425(6958):616-20

  • Walker MP, Brakefield T, Hobson JA & Stickgold R. Sleep and the Time Course of Motor Skill Learning. Learn Mem. 2003;10(4):275-284

  • Stickgold R, Fosse R & Walker MP. Linking brain and behavior in sleep-dependent learning and memory consolidation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2002;99(26):16519-21

  • Walker MP an&d JA Hobson. Neuroimaging and the sleeping brain. Neuron 2000;28(3): 629-631

  • Walker MP, Liston C, Hobson JA, Stickgold R. Cognitive flexibility across the sleep-wake cycle: REM-sleep enhancement of anagram problem solving. Brain Res Cogn Brain Res. 2002; 14(3):317-24

  • Walker MP, Brakefield T, Morgan A, JA Hobson & R Stickgold. Practice then Sleep Makes Perfect: Sleep Dependent Motor Skill Learning. Neuron 2002; 35(1):205-11

  • Grace J, Walker MP, McKeith IG. A comparison of sleep profiles in patients with DLB and AD. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2000:15(11):1028-33

  • Walker MP, O'Brien J, Rowan E, McKeith I. The characterisation and impact of 'fluctuating' cognition in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry 2001:16(5):494-8

  • Singleton AB, Wharton A, O'Brien KK, Walker MP, McKeith IG, Ballard CG, et al. Clinical and neuropathological correlates of apolipoprotein E genotype in dementia with Lewy bodies. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2002;14(4):167-175

  • Ballard C, O'Brien J, Gray A, Cormack F, Ayre G, Rowan E, Thompson P, McKeith I, Walker MP, Tovee M. Attention and fluctuating attention in patients with dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer disease. Arch Neurol. 2001;58(6):977-82

  • Walker MP, Ayre GA, Perry EK, Wesnes K, McKeith IG, Tovee M, Edwardson JA, Ballard CG. Quantification and characterization of fluctuating cognition in dementia with Lewy bodies and Alzheimer's disease. Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord. 2000:11(6):327-35

  • Perry EK, Walker MP, Grace J and Perry R. Acetylcholine in mind: A neurotransmitter correlate of consciousness. Trends in Neuroscience 1999; 22:273-280

  • Walker MP, Ayre GA, Cummings JL, Wesnes K, McKeith IG, O'Brien JT, Ballard CG. Quantifying Fluctuation in dementia with Lewy bodies, Alzheimer's disease and Vascular dementia . Neurology 2000; 54(8):1616-25

  • Walker MP, & Ballard C, Dementia with Lewy Bodies. CNS 1998; 47, 1113-1124.

  • Walker MP, Ayre GA, Cummings JL, Wesnes K, McKeith IG, O'Brien JT, Ballard CG. The Clinician Fluctuation assessment and the Fluctuation Assessment Scale: The Concurrent Validity of Two Methods to Assess Fluctuating Confusion in Dementia. British Journal of Psychiatry 2000; 117:252-256

  • Walker MP, Ayre GA, Ashton CH, et al. A Psychophysiological investigation of fluctuating consciousness in neurodegenerative dementia. Human Psychopharmacology 1999;14:483-489

  • Starkey SJ, Walker MP, Beresford IJ, Hagan RM. Modulation of the rat suprachiasmatic circadian clock by melatonin in vitro. Neuroreport 1995; 26 (14):1947-51

Books chapters
  • Walker MP. & Stickgold R. Sleep and Memory Consolidation. In: Sleep Disorders Medicine (3rd Edition). Editor: S. Chokroverty. 2006

  • Walker MP, Perry EK, Perry R. Dementia - A disorder of Consciousness? In Chemistry of Consciousnes: Neurotransmitters in mind. Eds: Perry EK and Perry R. John Benjamin's Publishing company. 2001

  • Perry R, Walker MP, Perry EK. Dementia with Lewy bodies: A new avenue for research into neurobiological mechanisms of consciousness? In Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinsons Disease. Eds: EJ Fisher et al. Plenum Press, New York, 1998

  • Walker MP. Sleep-dependent memory consolidation. In Encyclopedia of Neuroscience. Elsevier. In Press

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