Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (April 2022 - present). Centre for Human Brain Health, University of Birmingham, UK. 

Postdoctoral Researcher (January 2020 - March 2022). Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany. Supervisor: Tobias Staudigl

Research Associate (September 2014 - December 2015). University of Birmingham, UK. Supervisor: Simon Hanslmayr


PhD in Psychology (January 2016 - April 2020). University of Birmingham, UK. Thesis focused upon the role of neural oscillations in the formation and retrieval of human episodic memories. Supervised by Simon Hanslmayr.

MSc in Psychology (September 2013 - August 2014). University of Birmingham, UK.

BSc in Psychology (September 2010 - August 2013).  University of Leeds, UK

Grants / Awards

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship (£168,000). Awarded by Leverhulme Trust, UK. 2021.

Travel Grant ($600). Awarded by eLife Sciences. 2020.

Travel Grant (€700). Awarded by the Institute of Neurosciences, University of Barcelona, Spain. 2018.

A. E. Hills Scholarship (£4,195). Awarded by the University of Birmingham, UK. 2017

Travel Grant (£500). Awarded by Guarantors of Brain, UK. 2017.

Poster Prize (£50). Cutting EEG, Glasgow, UK. 2017.


Griffiths, B. J., Schreiner, T., Schaefer, J., Vollmar, C., Kaufmann, E., Quach, S., Remi, J., Noachtar, S., & Staudigl, T. (2024). Electrophysiological signatures of veridical head direction in humans. Nature Human Behaviour, doi: 10.1101/2023.01.26.525724

Kerrén, C., Zhao, Y., & Griffiths, B. J. (*) (2024; under review). Metacognitive awareness of memory distortion during recall. PsyArXiv, doi: 10.31234/

Griffiths, B. J. (*), & Jensen, O. (2023). Gamma oscillations and episodic memory. Trends in Neurosciences, 46(10), 832-846.

Griffiths, B. J. (*), Weinert, D., Jensen, O., & Staudigl, T. (2023). Imperceptible gamma-band sensory stimulation enhances episodic memory retrieval. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2023.07.21.550057

Griffiths, B. J., & Staudigl, T. (2023). Why and how should I track eye-movements during iEEG recordings?. In Axmacher, N. (Ed.). Intracranial EEG: A Guide for Cognitive Neuroscientists.

Schreiner, T., Griffiths, B. J., Kutlu, M., Vollmar, C., Kaufmann, E., Quach, S., Remi, J., Noachtar, S., & Staudigl, T. (2023). Memory reactivation of real-world spatial orientation revealed by human electrophysiology. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2023.01.27.525854

Kerrén, C., van Bree, S., Griffiths, B. J., & Wimber, M. (2022). Phase separation of competing memories along the human hippocampal theta rhythm. eLife, 11, e80633.

Griffiths, B. J., Zaehle, T.,  Repplinger, S., Schmitt, F. C., Voges, J., Hanslmayr, S., & Staudigl, T. (2022). Rhythmic interactions between the mediodorsal thalamus and prefrontal cortex precede human visual perception. Nature Communications.

Lifanov, J., Griffiths, B., J., Linde-Domingo, J., Ferreira, C. S., Wilson, M., Mayhew, S. D., Charest, I., & Wimber, M. (2022). Reconstructing spatio-temporal trajectories of visual object memories in the human brain. bioRxiv, doi: 10.1101/2022.12.15.520591

Michelmann, S., Griffiths, B. J., & Hanslmayr, S. (2022). The role of alpha and beta oscillations in the human EEG during perception and memory processes. In Gable, P. A., Miller, M. W., & Bernat, E. (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of EEG Frequency.

Griffiths, B. J., Martin-Buro, M.C., Staresina, B.P., & Hanslmayr, S. (2021). Disentangling the roles of neocortical alpha/beta and hippocampal theta/gamma activity in human episodic memory. NeuroImage, 242, 118454.

Griffiths, B. J. (*), Martin-Buro, M.C., Staresina, B.P., Hanslmayr, S., & Staudigl, T. (2021). Alpha/beta power decreases during episodic memory formation predict the magnitude of alpha/beta power decreases during subsequent retrieval. Neuropsychologia, 153, 107755.

Griffiths, B. J. (*), Fuentemilla, L. (2020). Event conjunction: How the hippocampus integrates episodic memories across event boundaries. Hippocampus, 30(2), 162-171. doi: 10.1002/hipo.23161.

Griffiths, B. J., Mayhew, S. D., Mullinger, K. M., Jorge, J., Charest, I., Wimber, M., & Hanslmayr, S. (2019). Alpha/beta power decreases track the fidelity of stimulus-specific information. eLife, 8, e49562.  doi: 10.7554/eLife.49562.

Griffiths, B. J., Parish, G., Roux, F., Michelmann, S., van der Plas, M., Kolibius, L. D., Rollings, D., Sawlani, D., Chelvarajah, R., Gollwitzer, S., Kreiselmeyer, G., Hamer, H., Staresina, B., Wimber, M., & Hanslmayr, S. (2019). Directional coupling of slow and fast hippocampal gamma with neocortical alpha/beta oscillations in human episodic memory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1914180116.

Salvidegoitia M. P., Jacobsen, N., Bauer, A.R., Griffiths, B. J., Hanslmayr, S., & Debener, S. (2018). Out and about: subsequent memory effect captured in a natural environment with smartphone EEG. Psychophysiology, 1-15.

Michelmann, S., Treder, M. S., Griffiths, B., Kerren, C., Roux, F., Wimber, M., Rollings, D., Sawlani, D., Chelvarajah, R., Gollwitzer, S., Kreiselmeyer, G., Hamer, H., Bowman, H., Staresina, B., & Hanslmayr, S. (2018). Data-driven re-referencing of intracranial EEG based on independent component analysis (ICA). Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 307, 125-137.

Griffiths, B., & Beierholm, U. (2017). Opposing effects of reward and punishment on human vigor. Scientific Reports, 7, 1-7.

Griffiths, B., Mazaheri, A., Debener, S., & Hanslmayr, S. (2016). Brain oscillations track the formation of episodic memories in the real world. NeuroImage, 143, 256-266.

McKeown, D., Holt, J., Delvenne, J-F., Smith, A., & Griffiths, B. (2014). Active versus passive maintenance of visual non-verbal memory. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 21(4), 1041.

(*) denotes lead author