Kempnich*, M., Urquhart*, J.A., O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (In press). Evidence for the contribution of a threshold retrieval process to semantic memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1220607 [pdf with supplmentary information]

Rathbone, C.J., O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2017) The tracks of my years: Personal significance contributes to the reminiscence bump. Memory and Cognition, 45(1), 137-150. doi: 10.3758/s13421-016-0647-2 [pdf]


Mill, R.D., O’Connor, A.R. & Dobbins, I.G. (2016). Pupil dilation during recognition memory: Isolating unexpected recognition from judgment uncertainty. Cognition, 154, 81-94. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.05.018 [pdf]

Persson, B.M., Ainge, J.A. & O’Connor, A.R. (2016). Disambiguating past events: Accurate source memory for time and context depends on different retrieval processes. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 132, 40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.nlm.2016.05.002 [pdf]

Jersakova, R., Moulin, C.J.A. & O’Connor, A.R. (2016). Investigating the role of assessment method on reports of déjà vu and tip-of-the-tongue states during standard recognition tests. PLoS ONE, 11(4), e0154334. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154334 [pdf]

Noreen, S., O’Connor, A.R. & MacLeod, M.D. (2016). Neural Correlates of Direct and Indirect Suppression of Autobiographical Memories. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:379. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00379 [pdf]


Mill, R.D., Cavin, I. & O’Connor, A.R. (2015). Differentiating the functional contributions of resting connectivity networks to memory decision-making: fMRI support for multi-stage control processes. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27, 1617-1632. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00808 [pdf with Supplementary Information]

Teale, J. & O’Connor, A.R. (2015). What is déjà vu? Frontiers for Young Minds. 3:1. doi: 10.3389/frym.2015.00001 [pdf]

Harris, C.B., O’Connor, A.R. & Sutton, J. (2015). Cue generation or memory construction in direct and generative autobiographical memory. Consciousness and Cognition, 33, 204-216.  doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2014.12.012 [pdf]

Jersakova, R., O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2015). What’s new in déjà vu? In S Haque & E Sheppard (Eds) Culture and Cognition: A collection of critical essays. Peter Lang International Academic Publishers. [pdf]


Urquhart, J.A. & O’Connor, A.R. (2014). The awareness of novelty for strangely familiar words: A laboratory analogue of the déjà vu experience. PeerJ. doi: 10.7717/peerj.666 [pdf]

Mill, R.D. & O’Connor, A.R. (2014). Question format shifts bias away from the emphasised response in tests of recognition memory. Consciousness & Cognition, 30, 91-104. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2014.09.006 [pdf]


O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2013). Déjà vu experiences in healthy subjects are unrelated to laboratory tests of recollection and familiarity for word stimuli. Frontiers in Psychology, 4:881. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00881 [pdf]

Gradin, V., Waiter, G., O’Connor, A.R., Romaniuk, L., Stickle, C., Matthews, K., Hall, J., Steele, D. (2013). Salience network-midbrain dysconnectivity and blunted reward signals in schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging, 211(2), 104-111. doi: 10.1016/j.pscychresns.2012.06.003 [pdf]


Jaeger, A., Selmeczy, D., O’Connor, A.R., Diaz, M. & Dobbins, I.G. (2012). Prefrontal cortex contributions to controlled memory judgment: fMRI evidence from adolescents and young adults. Neuropsychologia, 50, 3745-3756. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.10.022 [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R. (2012) Book Review – Delete: The virtue of forgetting in the digital age. Memory Studies, (4), 504-506 doi: 10.1177/1750698012451068b [pdf]

Illman, N.A., Moulin, C.J.A., O’Connor, A.R., Chauvel, P. (2012). Déjà experiences in Epilepsy: Contributions from memory research. In A. Zeman et al. (Eds) Epilepsy and Memory- The State of the Art. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0007 [pdf]

Han, S., O’Connor, A.R., Eslick, A. & Dobbins, I.G. (2012).  The role of left ventrolateral prefrontal cortex during episodic decisions: Semantic elaboration or resolution of episodic interference?  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(1), 223-234. doi:10.1162/jocn_a_00133 [pdf]


O’Connor, A.R., Guhl, E.N., Cox, J.C. & Dobbins, I.G. (2011). Some memories are odder than others: Judgments of episodic oddity violate known decision rules. Journal of Memory and Language, 64(4), 299-315. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2011.02.001 [pdf]


O’Connor, A.R., Han, S. & Dobbins, I.G. (2010). The inferior parietal lobule and recognition memory: Expectancy violation or successful retrieval? The Journal of Neuroscience, 30(8), 2924-2934. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4225-09.2010 [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2010). Recognition without identification, erroneous familiarity, and déjà vu. Current Psychiatry Reports, 12(3), 165-173. doi:10.1007/s11920-010-0119-5 [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R., Lever, C. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2010). Novel insights into false recollection: A model of déjà vécu. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 15, 118-144. doi:10.1080/13546800903113071 [pdf]


O’Connor, A.R. & Moulin, C.J.A. (2008). The persistence of erroneous familiarity in an epileptic male: Challenging perceptual theories of déjà vu activation. Brain and Cognition, 68, 144-147. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2008.03.007 [pdf]

Barnier, A.J., Cox, R.E., O’Connor, A., Coltheart, M., Langdon, R., Breen, N., & Turner, M. (2008). Developing hypnotic analogues of clinical delusions: Mirrored-self misidentification. Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 13, 406-430. doi:10.1080/13546800802355666 [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R., Barnier, A.J. & Cox, R.E. (2008). Déjà vu in the laboratory: A behavioral and experiential comparison of posthypnotic amnesia and posthypnotic familiarity. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 56(4), 425-450. doi:10.1080/00207140802255450 [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R., Moulin, C.J.A. & Cohen, G. (2008). Memory and consciousness. In G. Cohen, & M.A. Conway (Eds.), Memory in the Real World (3rd Edition). Hove: Psychology Press. [pdf]

O’Connor, A.R. (2008) Politics and peer review. The Psychologist, 21(9), 752. [pdf]


O’Connor, A.R., & Moulin, C.J.A. (2006). Normal patterns of déjà experience in a healthy, blind male: Challenging optical pathway delay theory. Brain and Cognition 62(3), 246-249. doi:10.1016/j.bandc.2006.06.004 [pdf]

Moulin, C.J.A., Turunen, M., Salter, A.J.A., O’Connor, A.R., Conway, M.A., & Jones, R.W. (2006). Recollective confabulation: Persistent déjà vecu in dementia. Helix Review Series, 2, 10-15.


* joint first author