Cookies

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue.

Department of Psychology

Staff

Dr David Sanderson, BSc, PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43242
Room number: L10

Contact Dr David Sanderson (email at david.sanderson@durham.ac.uk)

Research Interests

I am interested in understanding the psychological processes that govern learning and memory, and in investigating the neural basis of these processes. I am particularly interested in understanding how short-term memories affect the formation of long-term associations between stimuli. My recent research has shown that the GluA1 subunit of the AMPA receptor plays an important role in short-term memory expression and may regulate the degree to which long-term memories are encoded.

Biography

  • 2012 - present: Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Durham University
  • 2010 - 2012: Research Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 2005 - 2012: Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
  • 2005: PhD, Psychology, BBSRC studentship, Cardiff University
  • 2001: BSc, Psychology, Cardiff University

Research Groups

Department of Psychology

Department of Biosciences

  • Durham Centre for Bioimaging Technology

Publications

Chapter in book

Journal Article

Related Links

Selected Grants

  • 2016: EPS Small Grant - An associative analysis of discrimination learning in autism spectrum disorder, £2500
  • 2015: BBSRC - The neural basis of temporal processing in predictive learning, £493,833
  • 2013: EPS Small Grant - The effect of overtraining on cue competition, £2500
  • 2013: Royal Society Research Grant - The role of associative and nonassociative priming in feeding behaviour, £14988
  • 2003: EPS Grindley Grant, £500

Supervises