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Henson, R.N.A. (in press). What can functional imaging tell the experimental psychologist?. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Implicit Memory: Functional Imaging

Eger, E., Henson, R.N., Driver, J. & Dolan, R.J. (2004). BOLD repetition decreases in object-responsive ventral visual areas depend on spatial attention. Journal of Neurophysiology, 92, 1241-1247.


Winston, J.S., Henson,R.N., Fine-Goulden, M.R. & Dolan, R.J (2004). fMRI-adaptation reveals dissociable neural representations of identity and expression in face perception. Journal of Neurophysiology, 92, 1830-1839.


Henson, R. N., Rylands, A., Ross, E., Vuilleumeir, P. & Rugg, M. D. (2004). The effect of repetition lag on electrophysiological and haemodynamic correlates of visual object priming. Neuroimage, 21, 1674-1689.


Henson, R., Ross, E., Rylands, A., Vuilleumier, P. & Rugg, M. (2004). ERP and fMRI effects of lag on priming for familiar and unfamiliar faces. Neuroimage (HBM04 abstract).


Henson, R.N.A. (2004). Implicit memory. Human Brain Function, 2nd Edition. Frackowiak, Friston, Frith, Dolan & Price (Eds.), pp. 471-486. Elsevier, London.


Henson, R.N.A. (2003). Neuroimaging studies of priming. Progress in Neurobiology, 70, 53-81.


Henson, R N.A., Goshen-Gottstein, Y., Ganel, T., Otten, L.J., Quayle, A. & Rugg, M.D. (2003). Electrophysiological and haemodynamic correlates of face perception, recognition and priming. Cerebral Cortex, 13, 793-805.


Henson, R.N.A. & Rugg, M.D. (2003). Neural response suppression, haemodynamic repetition effects and behavioural priming. Neuropsychologia, 41, 263-270.


Thiel, C.M., Shanks, D.R., Henson, R.N. & Dolan, R.J. (2003). Neuronal correlates of familiarity-driven decisions in artificial grammar learning. Neuroreport, 14, 131-136


Thiel, C.M., Henson, R.N. & Dolan, R.J. (2002). Scopolamine but not lorazepam modulates face repetition priming: a psychopharmacological fMRI study. Neuropsychopharmacology, 27, 282-292.


Vuilleumier, P., Henson, R.N., Driver, J. & Dolan, R.J. (2002). Multiple levels of visual object constancy revealed by event-related fMRI of repetition priming. Nature Neuroscience, 5, 491-499.


Henson, R.N.A, Shallice, T., Gorno-Tempini, M.-L. & Dolan, R.J (2002). Face repetition effects in implicit and explicit memory tests as measured by fMRI. Cerebral Cortex, 12, 178-186.


Thiel, C.M., Henson, R.N.A., Morris, J.S., Friston, K.J. & Dolan, R.J. (2001). Pharmacological modulation of behavioural and neuronal correlates of repetition priming. Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 6846-6852.


Henson, R.N.A. (2001). Repetition effects for words and nonwords as indexed by event-related fMRI: A preliminary study. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, special issue, 42, 179-186.


Henson, R.N.A., Shallice, T. & Dolan, R.J. (2000). Neuroimaging evidence for dissociable forms of repetition priming. Science, 287, 1269-1272.

Explicit Memory: Functional Imaging

Herron, J.E., Henson, R.N.A. & Rugg, M.D. (2004). Probability effects on the neural correlates of retrieval success: an fMRI study. Neuroimage, 21, 302-310.


Smith, A.P.R., Henson, R.N.A., Dolan, R.J., & Rugg, M.D. (2004). fMRI correlates of the episodic retrieval of emotional contexts. Neuroimage, 22, 868-878.


Henson, R.N.A. (2004). Explicit memory. Human Brain Function, 2nd Edition. Frackowiak, Friston, Frith, Dolan & Price (Eds.), pp. 487-498. Elsevier, London.


Fletcher, P. & Henson, R.N.A. (2004). Prefrontal cortex and long-term memory retrieval. Human Brain Function, 2nd Edition. Frackowiak, Friston, Frith, Dolan & Price (Eds.), pp. 499-514. Elsevier, London.


Henson, R.N.A., Cansino, S., Herron, J.E., Robb, W.G.K. & Rugg, M.D. (2003). A familiarity signal in human anterior medial temporal cortex. Hippocampus, 13, 259-262.


Otten, L.J., Henson, R.N. & Rugg, M.D. (2002). State- and item-related neural correlates of successful memory encoding. Nature Neuroscience, 5, 1339-1344.


Henson, R., Shallice, T., Josephs, O. & Dolan, R. (2002). Functional magnetic resonance imaging of proactive interference during spoken cued recall. Neuroimage, 17, 543-558.


Rugg, M.D., Henson, R.N.A. & Robb, W.G.K. (2002). Neural correlates of retrieval processing in the prefrontal cortex during recognition and exclusion tasks. Neuropsychologia, 41, 40-52.


Rugg, M.D., Otten, L.J., & Henson, R.N.A. (2002). The neural basis of episodic memory: evidence from functional neuroimaging. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B, 357, 1097-1110.


Rugg, M. D. & Henson, R.N.A. (2002). Episodic memory retrieval: an (event-related) functional neuroimaging perspective. In A. Parker, E. Wilding and T. Bussey (Eds.) The cognitive neuroscience of memory: encoding and retrieval. pp. 3-37. Hove: Psychology Press.


Henson, R., Shallice, T., Rugg, M., Fletcher, P. & Dolan, R. (2001). Functional imaging dissociations within right prefrontal cortex during episodic memory retrieval. Brain & Cognition, 47, 79-81.


Fletcher, P.C. & Henson, R.N.A. (2001). Frontal lobes and human memory - insights from functional imaging. Brain, 124, 849-881.


Maratos, E. J., Dolan, R. J., Morris, J. D., Henson, R. N. A. & Rugg, M. D. (2001). Neural activity associated with episodic memory for emotional context. Neuropsychologia, 39, 910-920.


Otten, L., Henson, R.N.A. & Rugg, M.D. (2001). Depth of processing effects on neural correlates of memory encoding: relationship between findings from across- and within-task comparisons. Brain, 124, 399-412.


Maguire, E.A., Henson, R.N.A., Mummery, C.J. & Frith, C.D. (2001). Activity in prefrontal cortex, not hippocampus, varies parametrically with the increasing remoteness of memory. Neuroreport, 12, 441-444.


Henson, R.N.A., Rugg, M. D., Shallice, T., & Dolan, R.J. (2000) Confidence in recognition memory for words: dissociating right prefrontal roles in episodic retrieval. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 12, 913-923.

Henson, R.N.A., Rugg, M. D., Shallice, T., Josephs, O. & Dolan, R.J. (1999) Recollection and familiarity in recognition memory: an event-related fMRI study. Journal of Neuroscience, 19, 3962-3972.

Henson, R.N.A., Shallice, T. & Dolan, R.J. (1999) The role of right prefrontal cortex in episodic retrieval: an fMRI test of the monitoring hypothesis. Brain, 122, 1367-1381.

Strange, B.A., Fletcher, P.C., Henson, R.N.A., Friston, K.J. & Dolan, R.J. (1999) Segregating the functions of human hippocampus. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences, USA, 96, 4034-4039.

Henson, R.N.A., Shallice, T. & Dolan, R.J. (1998) Proactive interference in episodic memory retrieval. HBM98 Abstract, Neuroimage, 5, 480.

Short-term Memory: Imaging, Behavioural Studies and Modelling

Henson, R., Hartley, T., Burgess, N., Hitch, G. & Flude, B. (2003). Selective interference with verbal short-term memory for serial order information: a new paradigm and tests of a timing signal hypothesis. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 56A, 1307-1334.

Henson, R.N.A. (2001). Neural working memory: applications of the Working Memory model to neuropsychology and neuroimaging. In Andrade, J. (Ed.), Working Memory: a work in progress (pp. 151-173). London: Routledge.

Page, M. & Henson, R.N.A., (2001). Models of short-term memory: modelling immediate serial recall of verbal material. In Andrade, J. (Ed.), Working Memory: a work in progress (pp. 177-198). London: Routledge.


Henson, R.N.A. (2001). Short-term memory for serial order. The Psychologist, 14, 70-73.

Maylor, E. A. & Henson, R.N.A. (2000). Aging and the Ranschburg effect: No evidence of reduced response suppression in old age. Psychology and Aging, 15, 657-670.

McCormack, T., Brown, G.D.A., Vousden, J.I. & Henson, R.N.A. (2000). Children's serial recall errors: implications for theories of short-term memory development. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 76, 222-252.

Henson, R.N.A., Burgess, N. & Frith, C.D. (2000). Recoding, storage, rehearsal and grouping in verbal short-term memory: an fMRI study. Neuropsychologia, 38, 426-440.

Henson, R.N.A. (1999). Coding position in short-term memory. International Journal of Psychology, 34, 403-409.

Henson, R.N.A. (1999). Positional information in short-term memory: relative or absolute? Memory & Cognition, 27, 915-927.

Henson, R.N.A. (1998). Item repetition in short-term memory: Ranschburg repeated. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 24, 1162-1181.

Henson, R.N.A. (1998). Short-term memory for serial order: the Start-End Model. Cognitive Psychology, 36, 73-137.

Henson, R.N.A. & Burgess, N. (1997). Representations of serial order. In Bullinaria, J.A., Glasspool, D.W. & Houghton, G. (Eds.), 4th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop (pp. 283-300), London: Springer.

Henson, R.N.A. (1996). Short-term memory for serial order. Unpublished doctoral thesis, University of Cambridge. ยท Click HERE for more information.

Henson, R.N.A., Norris, D.G., Page, M.P.A., & Baddeley, A.D. (1996). Unchained memory: error patterns rule out chaining models of immediate serial recall. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 49A, 80-115.

Robbins, T.W., Anderson, E.J., Barker, D.R., Bradley, A.C., Fearneyhough, C., Henson, R.N.A., Hudson, S.R. & Baddeley, A.D. (1996). Working Memory in chess. Memory & Cognition, 24, 83-93.

Functional Imaging Methodology

Henson, R.N.A. (2004). Analysis of fMRI timeseries: Linear Time-Invariant models, event-related fMRI and optimal experimental design. Human Brain Function, 2nd Edition. Frackowiak, Friston, Frith, Dolan & Price (Eds.), pp. 793-822. Elsevier, London.

Mechelli, A., Price, C.J., Henson, R.N.A & Friston, K.J. (2003). Estimating efficiency a priori: a comparison of blocked and randomised designs. Neuroimage, 18, 798-805.

Mechelli, A., Henson, R.N.A, Price, C.J. & Friston, K.J. (2003). Comparing event-related and epoch analysis in blocked design fMRI. Neuroimage, 18, 806-810.

Henson, R.N.A. & Josephs, O. (2002). Spoken cued-recall during event-related fMRI. HBM02 abstract, Neuroimage, 250.

Friston, K.J, Glaser, D.E, Henson, R.N.A, Kiebel, S, Phillips, C & Ashburner, J. (2002). Classical and Bayesian inference in neuroimaging: Applications. Neuroimage, 16, 484-512.

Henson, R.N.A., Price, C., Rugg, M.D., Turner, R. & Friston, K. (2002). Detecting latency differences in event-related BOLD responses: application to words versus nonwords, and initial versus repeated face presentations. Neuroimage, 15, 83-97.


Henson, R.N.A. & Rugg, M. D. (2001). Effects of stimulus repetition on latency of BOLD impulse response. HBM01 abstract, Neuroimage, 13, 683.


Henson, R.N.A., Rugg, M. D. & Friston, K. J. (2001). The choice of basis functions in event-related fMRI. HBM01 abstract, Neuroimage, 13, 149.


Henson, R.N.A. (2001). Event-related fMRI: Introduction, statistical modelling, design optimisation and examples. Japanese Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Henson, R.N.A., Andersson, J. & Friston, K. J. (2000). Multivariate SPM: Application to basis function characterisations of event-related fMRI responses. Neuroimage, 11, 468.

Josephs, O. & Henson, R.N.A. (1999) Event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging: modelling, inference and optimization. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B, 354, 1215-1228.

Friston, K.J., Zarahn, E., Josephs, O., Henson, R.N.A. & Dale, A. (1999). Stochastic designs in event-related fMRI. Neuroimage, 10, 607-619.

Henson, R.N.A., Buechel, C., Josephs, O. & Friston, K. (1999). The slice-timing problem in event-related fMRI. Neuroimage, 9, 125.

Henson, R.N.A., Shallice, T., Price, C., Dolan, R.J., Friston, K. & Turner, R. (1999) Lexical decision: differences in magnitude and onset as indexed by event-related fMRI. Neuroimage, 9, 1044.

Neural Network Modelling

Henson, R.N.A. & Willshaw, D. J. (1995). Short-term associative memory. Proceedings of the INNS World Congress on Neural Networks, 1995, Washington DC.

Henson, R.N.A. (1993). Short-term associative memories. Unpublished masters thesis, University of Edinburgh.

Henson, R.N.A., Trum, P., Simmonds, W.H., Epton, J.B.A., & Taunton, J.C. (1989). Realising integrated process management through model-based reasoning. In G. Schmidt & H. Steusloff (Eds.), Interkama Kongress 89, pp. 467-478, Oldenbourg.

Other Collaborations

Stewart, L., Henson, R., Kampe, K., Walsh, V., Turner, R. & Frith, U. (2003). Brain changes after learning to read and play music, Neuroimage, 20, 71-83.


Wilkinson D.T., Halligan P.W., Henson R.N.A. & Dolan R.J. (2002). The Effects of interdistracter similarity on search processes in superior parietal cortex. NeuroImage,15, 611-619


Strange, B.A., Henson, R.N.A., Friston, K.J. & Dolan, R.J. (2001). Anterior prefrontal cortex mediates rule learning in humans. Cerebral Cortex, 11, 1040-1046.


Good, C.D., Johnsrude, I., Ashburner, J., Henson, R.N.A., Friston, K.J. & Frackowiak, R.S.J. (2001). Cerebral asymmetry and the effects of sex and handedness on brain structure: A voxel-based morphometric analysis of 465 normal adult human brains. Neuroimage, 14, 685-700.


Good, C. D., Johnsrude, I. S., Ashburner, J., Henson, R. N. A. & Friston, K. J. (2001). A voxel-based morphometric study of ageing in 465 normal adult human brains, Neuroimage 14, 21-36.


Strange, B. A., Henson, R.N.A., Friston, K. J. & Dolan, R. J. (2000). Brain mechanisms for detecting perceptual, semantic and emotional deviance. Neuroimage, 12, 425-433.


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