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Selected recent publications

Li, G. & Hines, M. (2016) In search of emerging same-sex sexuality: Romantic attractions at 13 years. Archives of Sexual Behavior, DOI: 10.1007/s10508-016-0726-2.

Kung, K.T.F., Constantinescu, M., Browne, W.V., Noorderhaven, R. & Hines, M. (2016) No relationship between early postnatal testosterone concentrations and autistic traits in 18 to 30 month old children. Molecular Autism 7(15). DOI: 10.1186/s13229-016-0078-8.

Hines, M., Kung, K.T.F., Spencer, D., Browne, W.V., Constantinescu, M. & Noorderhaven, R. (2016) The early postnatal period, mini-puberty, provides a window on the role of testosterone in human neurobehavioural development. Current Opinion in Neurobiology 38: 69-73.

Hines, M., Pasterski, V., Hindmarsh, P.C., Acerini, C.L., Hughes, I.A., Spencer, D., Neufeld, S. & Patalay, P. (2016) Processes involved in the self-socialization of gender-related behaviour are altered in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Philosophical Transactions B, 371: 20150125.

Kung, K.T.F., Browne, W.V., Constantinescu, M., Noorderhaven, R. & Hines, M. (2016) Early postnatal testosterone predicts sex-related differences in early expressive vocabulary. Psychoneuroendocrinology 68: 111-116.

Pasterski, V., Acerini, C.L., Dunger, D.B., Ong, K.K. & Hines, M. (2015) Postnatal penile growth concurrent with mini-puberty predicts later sex-typed play behaviour: evidence for neurobehavioural effects of the postnatal androgen surge. Hormones and Behaviour 69: 98-105.

Hines, M., Constantinescu, M. & Spencer, D. (2015) Early androgen exposure and human gender development. Biology of Sex Differences 6(3). DOI: 10.1186/s13293-015-0022-1.

Browne, W.V., Peter, C., Hindmarsh, P.C., Pasterski, V., Hughes, I.A., Acerini, C.L., Spencer, D., Neufeld, S. & Hines, M. (2015) Working memory performance is reduced in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Hormones and Behavior 67: 83-88.

Wong, W.I., Pasterski, V., Hindmarsh, P.C., Geffner, M.E. & Hines, M. (2013) Are there parental socialization effects on the sex–typed behaviour of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia? Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42: 381–391.

Constantinescu, M. & Hines, M. (2012) Approaches to studying early hormonal influences on the development of sex-related variability in human behaviour. Child Development Perspectives 6(4): 407-413.

Golombok, S., Rust, J., Zervoulis, K., Golding, J. & Hines, M. (2012) Continuity in sex-typed behavior from preschool to adolescence: a longitudinal population study of boys and girls aged 3-13 years. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 41: 591-597.

Lamminmaki, A., Hines, M., Kuiri-Hanninen, T., Kilpelainen, L., Dunkel, L. & Sankilampi, U. (2012) Testosterone measured in infancy predicts subsequent sex-typed behavior in girls and in boys. Hormones and Behavior, 61: 611-616.

Pasterski, V.L., Geffner, M., Brain, C., Hindmarsh, P., Brook, C.D.G. & Hines, M. (2011) Prenatal hormones and childhood sex-segregation: Playmate and play style preferences in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Hormones and Behavior, 59, 549-555.

Hines, M. (2011) Gender development and the human brain. Annual Review of Neuroscience34, 67-86.

Hines, M. (2011) Prenatal endocrine influences on sexual orientation and on sexually differentiated childhood behavior. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, 32, 170-182.

Swan, S.H., Liu, F., Hines, M., Kruse, R., Wang, C., Redmon, J., Sparks, A. & Weiss, B. (2010) Prenatal phthalate exposure and reduced masculine play in boys. International Journal of Andrology, 33, 259-269.

Hines, M. (2010) Sex-related variation in human behaviour and the brain. Trends in Cognitive Sciences14, 448-456.

Jadva, V, Hines, M., & Golombok, S. (2010) Infants’ preferences for toys, colours and shapes: Sex differences and similarities. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 39, 1261-1273.

Collaer, M.L., Brook, C.D.G., Conway, G.S., Hindmarsh, P.C. & Hines, M. (2009) Motor development in individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Strength, targeting, and fine motor skill. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34, 249-258.

Mathews, G.A., Fane, B.A., Conway, G.S., Brook, C.G.D. & Hines, M. (2009) Personality and congenital adrenal hyperplasia: Possible effects of prenatal androgen exposure. Hormones and Behavior, 55, 285-291.

Auyeung, B., Baron-Cohen, S., Ashwin, E., Knickmeyer, R., Taylor, K., Hackett, G. & Hines, M. (2009) Foetal testosterone predicts sexually differentiated childhood behaviour in girls and in boys. Psychological Science, 20, 144-148.

Golombok, S. Rust, J., Zervoulis, K., Croudace, T., Golding, F. & Hines, M. (2008) Developmental trajectories of sex-typed behaviour in boys and girls: A longitudinal general population study of children aged 2.5-8 years. Child Development, 79, 1585-1595.

Pasterski, V.L., Hindmarsh, P., Geffner, M., Brook, C.D.G., Brain, C. & Hines, M. (2007) Increased aggression and activity level in 3- to 11-year-old girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Hormones and Behavior, 52, 368-374.

 

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Li, Kung & Hines' sexual orientation paper published in Developmental Psychology

Feb 24, 2017

The GDRC's Gu Li, Tim Kung and Melissa Hines are published in Developmental Psychology, which is now available online.

GDRC at the Science Festival 2017

Feb 01, 2017

The GDRC team will be hosting a hands-on workshop at this year's Science Festival for children and adults alike

Prof Melissa Hines speaks on mini puberty in Copenhagen

Nov 21, 2016

Professor Hines will be in Copenhagen on 30th November to give a lecture on "Mini-puberty and human gender-related behaviour".

Prof Melissa Hines speaks at LSE's 'Women in Science' event

Sep 29, 2016

GDRC's director Professor Hines joined Patricia Fara, Cailin O'Connor and chair Andrew Buskell on the panel to discuss the under-representation of women in science at the London School of Economics.

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