Denis, D., Kim, S. Y., Kark, S. M., Daley, R. T., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2020). Slow oscillation-spindle coupling impairs emotional memory consolidation following stress. doi: 10.1101/2020.06.08.140350

Kim, S. Y., & Payne, J. D. (2020). Neural correlates of sleep, stress, and selective memory consolidation. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 33, 57-64. doi:10.1016/j.cobeha.2019.12.009

Denis, D., Kim, S. Y., Kark. S. M., Daley, R. T., Alger, S., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2020). Slow Wave Sleep Time and Its Oscillatory Features Show Opposite Associations with Emotional Memory Consolidation Following Stress. Sleep, 43. doi:10.1093/sleep/zsaa056.107

Bottary, R., Kark. S. M., Daley, R. T., Payne, J. D., Kensinger, E. A. (2020). Emotional Memory-Associated Voxel-Extent Reactivation During Episodic Memory Retrieval Varies as a Function of Post-Learning Sleep. Sleep, 43. doi:10.1093/sleep/zsaa056.109

Denis, D., Mylonas, D. Poskanzer, C, Bursal, V., Payne, J. D., & Stickgold, R. (2020). Sleep spindles facilitate selective memory consolidation. doi:10.1101/2020.04.03.022434

Payne, J. D. (2020). Stress and Sleep Interact to Selectively Consolidate and Transform Negative Emotional Memories: Implications for Clinical Treatment: Implications for Clinical Treatment. doi: 10.1093/oso/9780190881511.003.0007


Bolinger, E., Cunningham, T. J., Payne, J. D., Bowman, M. Bulca, E., Born, J. & Zinke, K. (2019). Sleep's beneifts to emotional processing emerge in the long term. Cortex, 120, 457-470. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2019.07.008

Kim, S. Y., Kark, S. M., Daley, R. T., Alger, S. Reboucas, D., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2019). Interactive effects of stress reactivity and rapid eye movement sleep theta activity on emotional memory formation. Hippocampus, 29(10), 1-13. doi:10.1002/hipo.23138.

Martinez, B. S., Bergman, C., & Payne, J. D. (2019). Convergent effects of religion/spirituality- or mindfulness-based cognitive reappraisals on affective and physiological functioning. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 107, 36. doi:10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.07.100

Martinez, B. S., Kim, S. Y., Payne, J. D., & Bergman, C. (2019). A comparison of emotional memory recognition following religion/spirituality- or mindfulness-based reappraisal intervention. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 107,  38. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2019.07.106

Vargas, I., Payne, J. D., Kuhlman, K. R., Lopez-Duran, N. (2019). Acute sleep depreivation and the selective consolidation of emotional memories. Learning & Memory, 26(6), 176-181. doi:10.1101/lm.049312.119

Bowman, M. A., Cunningham, T. J., Levin-Aspenson, H. F., O’Rear, A. E., Pauszek, J. R., Ellickson-Larew, S., ... & Payne, J. D. (2019). Anxious, but not depressive, symptoms are associated with poorer prospective memory performance in healthy college students: Preliminary evidence using the tripartite model of anxiety and depression. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 1-10. PDF

Huguet, M., Payne, J. D., Kim, S. Y., & Alger, S. E. (2019). Overnight sleep benefits both neutral and negative direct associative and relational memory. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 19(6), 1391-1403.


Alger, S. E., Chen, S., & Payne, J. D. (2018). Do different salience cues compete for dominance in memory over a daytime nap?. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 160, 48-57. PDF

Alger, S. E., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2018). Preferential consolidation of emotionally salient information during a nap is preserved in middle age. Neurobiology of Aging, 68, 34-47. PDF

Cunningham, T. J., Leal, S. L., Yassa, M. A., & Payne, J. D. (2018). Post-encoding stress enhances mnemonic discrimination of negative stimuli. Learning & Memory, 25(12), 611-619. PDF

Payne, J. D., & Kensinger, E. A. (2018). Stress, sleep, and the selective consolidation of emotional memories. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 19, 36-43. PDF


Blaxton, J., Bergeman, C., Whitehead, B., Braun, M., & Payne, J.D. (2017). Relationships among nightly sleep quality, daily stress, and daily affect. The Journals of Gerontology Series B, 72(3), 363-372. PDF

Chatburn, A., Kohler, M. J., Payne, J.D., & Drummond, S. P. (2017). The effects of sleep restriction and sleep deprivation in producing false memories. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 137, 107-113. PDF

Kim, S. Y., Pardilla-Delgado, E., & Alger, S. E. (2017). Enhancing memory consolidation through slow oscillation and spindle synchronization. Journal of Neuroscience, 37(48), 11517-11519. PDF

Pardilla-Delgado, E., & Payne, J. D. (2017). The Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) Task: A Simple Cognitive Paradigm to Investigate False Memories in the Laboratory. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (119), e54793-e54793. LINK

Pardilla-Delgado, E., & Payne, J.D. (2017). The impact of sleep on true and false memory across long delays. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 137, 123-133. PDF


Alger, S.E., & Payne, J.D. (2016). The differential effects of emotional salience on direct associative and relational memory during a nap. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 16(6), 1150-1163. PDF

Bennion, K.A., Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2016). The impact of napping on memory for future-relevant stimuli: Prioritization among multiple salience cues. Behavioral Neuroscience, 130(3), 281. PDF

Bennion, K.A., Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2016). Residual effects of emotion are reflected in enhanced visual activity after sleep. Cognitive, Affective, & Behavioral Neuroscience, 17(2), 1-15. PDF

Pardilla-Delgado, E., Alger, S.E., Cunningham, T.J., Kinealy, B., & Payne, J.D. (2016). Effects of post-encoding stress on performance in the DRM false memory paradigm. Learning & Memory, 23(1), 46-50. PDF


Bennion, K. A., Mickley Steinmetz, K. R., Kensinger, E. A., & Payne, J. D. (2015). Sleep and cortisol interact to support memory consolidation. Cerebral Cortex25(3), 646-657. PDF

Bennion, K.A., Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2015). Selective effects of sleep on emotional memory: What mechanisms are responsible?. Translational Issues in Psychological Science, 1(1), 79. PDF

Payne, J.D., Kensinger, E.A., Wamsley, E.J., Spreng, R.N., Alger, S.E., Gibler, K., ... & Stickgold, R. (2015). Napping and the selective consolidation of negative aspects of scenes. Emotion, 15(2), 176. PDF


Bennion, K.A., Steinmetz, K.R.M., Kensinger, E.A., & Payne, J.D. (2014). Eye tracking, cortisol, and a sleep vs. wake consolidation delay: combining methods to uncover an interactive effect of sleep and cortisol on memory. JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), (88), e51500-e51500. LINK

Chambers, A.M., & Payne, J.D. (2014). The influence of sleep on the consolidation of positive emotional memories: preliminary evidence. AIMS Neuroscience, 1(1), 39-51. PDF

Chambers, A.M., & Payne, J.D. (2014). Laugh yourself to sleep: memory consolidation for humorous information. Experimental Brain Research, 232(5), 1415-1427. PDF

Chambers, A.M., & Payne, J.D. (2014). Neural plasticity and learning: The consequences of sleep. AIMS Neuroscience, 1(2), 150-155. PDF

Cunningham, T.J., Chambers, A.M., & Payne, J.D. (2014). Prospection and emotional memory: how expectation affects emotional memory formation following sleep and wake. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 862. PDF

Cunningham, T.J., Crowell, C. R., Alger, S.E., Kensinger, E.A., Villano, M.A., Mattingly, S. M., & Payne, J.D. (2014). Psychophysiological arousal at encoding leads to reduced reactivity but enhanced emotional memory following sleep. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 114, 155-164. PDF

Payne, J.D. (2014). The (gamma) power to control our dreams. Nature Neuroscience, 17(6), 753-755. PDF

Payne, J.D. (2014). Seeing the forest through the trees. Sleep, 37(6), 1029-1030. PDF



Payne, J. D., Chambers, A. M., & Kensinger, E. A. (2012). Sleep promotes lasting changes in selective memory for emotional scenes. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience6, 1-11. PDF

Payne, J.D., Tucker, M.A., Ellenbogen, J.M., Wamsley, E.J., Walker, M.P., Schacter, D.L., & Stickgold, R. (2012). Memory for semantically related and unrelated declarative information: the benefit of sleep, the cost of wake. PLoS One, 7(3), e33079. PDF


Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2011). Sleep leads to changes in the emotional memory trace: evidence from fMRI. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(6), 1285-1297. PDF

Payne, J.D. (2011). Learning, memory, and sleep in humans. Sleep Medicine Clinics, 6(1), 15-30. PDF

Payne, J.D. (2011). Sleep on it!: stabilizing and transforming memories during sleep. Nature Neuroscience, 14(3), 272. PDF

Steinberger, A., Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2011). The effect of cognitive reappraisal on the emotional memory trade-off. Cognition & Emotion, 25(7), 1237-1245. PDF


Hoscheidt, S.M., Nadel, L., Payne, J., & Ryan, L. (2010). Hippocampal activation during retrieval of spatial context from episodic and semantic memory. Behavioural Brain Research, 212(2), 121-132. PDF

Payne, J.D. (2010). Memory consolidation, the diurnal rhythm of cortisol, and the nature of dreams: a new hypothesis. International Review of Neurobiology, 92, 101-134. PDF

Payne, J.D., & Kensinger, E.A. (2010). Sleep’s role in the consolidation of emotional episodic memories. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19(5), 290-295. PDF

Tamminen, J., Payne, J.D., Stickgold, R., Wamsley, E.J., & Gaskell, M.G. (2010). Sleep spindle activity is associated with the integration of new memories and existing knowledge. Journal of Neuroscience, 30(43), 14356-14360. PDF

Wamsley, E.J., Tucker, M., Payne, J.D., Benavides, J.A., & Stickgold, R. (2010). Dreaming of a learning task is associated with enhanced sleep-dependent memory consolidation. Current Biology, 20(9), 850-855. PDF

Wamsley, E.J., Tucker, M.A., Payne, J.D., & Stickgold, R. (2010). A brief nap is beneficial for human route-learning: The role of navigation experience and EEG spectral power. Learning & Memory, 17(7), 332-336. PDF

Waring, J.D., Payne, J.D., Schacter, D.L., & Kensinger, E.A. (2010). Impact of individual differences upon emotion-induced memory trade-offs. Cognition and Emotion, 24(1), 150-167. PDF


Payne, J.D., Schacter, D.L., Propper, R.E., Huang, L.W., Wamsley, E.J., Tucker, M.A., ... & Stickgold, R. (2009). The role of sleep in false memory formation. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 92(3), 327-334. PDF


Payne, J.D., Stickgold, R., Swanberg, K., & Kensinger, E.A. (2008). Sleep preferentially enhances memory for emotional components of scenes. Psychological Science, 19(8), 781-788. PDF

Payne, J.D., & Walker, M.P. (2008). Does delta sleep matter? PDF


Ellenbogen, J.M., Hu, P. T., Payne, J.D., Titone, D., & Walker, M.P. (2007). Human relational memory requires time and sleep. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104(18), 7723-7728. PDF

Payne, J.D., Jackson, E.D., Hoscheidt, S., Ryan, L., Jacobs, W.J., & Nadel, L. (2007). Stress administered prior to encoding impairs neutral but enhances emotional long-term episodic memories. Learning & Memory, 14(12), 861-868. PDF


Ellenbogen, J.M., Payne, J.D., & Stickgold, R. (2006). The role of sleep in declarative memory consolidation: passive, permissive, active or none?. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 16(6), 716-722. PDF

Jackson, E.D., Payne, J.D., Nadel, L., & Jacobs, W.J. (2006). Stress differentially modulates fear conditioning in healthy men and women. Biological Psychiatry, 59(6), 516-522. PDF

Payne, J.D., Jackson, E.D., Ryan, L., Hoscheidt, S., Jacobs, W.J., & Nadel, L. (2006). The impact of stress on neutral and emotional aspects of episodic memory. Memory, 14(1), 1-16. PDF


Payne, J.D., Britton, W.B., Bootzin, R.R., & Nadel, L. (2005). Beyond acetylcholine: Next steps for sleep and memory research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28(1), 77-77.

Payne, J.D., & Nadel, L. (2004). Sleep, dreams, and memory consolidation: the role of the stress hormone cortisol. Learning & Memory, 11(6), 671-678. PDF

Nadel, L., Payne, J.D., & Jacobs, W. J. (2002). The relationship between episodic memory and context: Clues from memory errors made while under stress. Physiological Research, 51, S3-S12. PDF

Payne, J.D., Nadel, L., Allen, J.J., Thomas, K.G., & Jacobs, W.J. (2002). The effects of experimentally induced stress on false recognition. Memory, 10(1), 1-6. PDF

Deutsch, F. M., Servis, L.J., & Payne, J.D. (2001). Paternal participation in child care and its effects on children's self-esteem and attitudes toward gendered roles. Journal of Family Issues, 22(8), 1000-1024. PDF


Alger, S.E., & Payne, J.D. (2018). Sleep and Memory. The Stevens’ Handbook of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience (4th Ed., Vol. 1).

Alger, S.E., Pardilla-Delgado, E., Mattingly, S.M., Cunningham, T.J., & Payne, J.D. (2017). The Cognitive Psychology of Sleep and Memory. Learning & Memory: A Comprehensive Reference (2nd Ed., Vol. 4).

Cunningham, T.J., & Payne, J.D. (2017). Emotional Memory Consolidation During Sleep. In Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Consolidation. (pp. 133-159). Springer International Publishing.

Chambers, A.M. & Payne, J.D. (2015). The memory function of sleep: How the sleeping brain promotes learning. In The Wiley Blackwell Handbook on the Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory, A. Duarte, M. Barense, & D. R. Addis (Eds.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Pardilla-Delgado, E., Mattingly, S.M., Alger, S.E., Chambers, A., Cunningham, T.J. (2015). Sleep’s role in the consolidation and integration of declarative memories. In Memory Consolidation, M. Sakakibara & E. Ito (Eds.). (pp. 199-234). New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Alger, S.E., Chambers, A.M., Cunningham, T.J., & Payne, J.D. (2014). The role of sleep in human declarative memory consolidation. In Sleep, Neuronal Plasticity and Brain Function, P. Meerlo, R. M. Benca, & T. Abel (Eds.). (pp. 269-306). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.

Cunningham, T.J., Pardilla-Delgado, E., Alger, S., and Payne, J. (2014). The Role of REM Sleep in Emotional Memory and Affective Reactivity in Humans. In REM Sleep: Characteristics, Disorders and Physiological Effects, C. Saylor (Ed.). (pp. 1-28). Nova Science Publishers: New York.

Hoscheidt, S. M., Payne, J.D., Dongaonkar, B. & Nadel, L. Emotion, stress and memory (2010). In The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology, Reisberg (Ed.). New York: Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Alger, S.E., Lau, H., & Fishbein, W. (2009). Sleep Deprivation and Declarative Memory: A Brief Review. In Sleep Deprivation: Causes, Effects and Treatment. (pp. 223-238). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Payne, J.D., Ellenbogen, J.M., Walker, M.P., & Stickgold, R. (2008). The role of sleep in memory consolidation. In Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference and Concise Learning and Memory: The Editor’s Selection (John H. Byrne, Ed). (pp. 547-569). Elsevier Press. Oxford UK. 

Payne, J.D., Nadel, L., Britton, W.B. & Jacobs, W.J. (2004). The biopsychology of trauma and memory. In Emotion and Memory, D. Reisberg and P. Hertel (Eds.). (pp. 76-128). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. 

Nadel, L. & Payne, J.D. (2002). The hippocampus, wayfinding, and episodic memory. In The neural basis of navigation: Evidence from single cell recording, P. Sharp (Ed.).(pp. 235-247). Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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