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Welcome to the Gender Development Research Centre

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The Gender Development Research Centre is interested in the factors that influence gender-related behaviour beginning at conception, and continuing across the lifespan. You can find out more about our research topics, latest news and staff and students by exploring the website.

Are you interested in participating in the Centre's research? We need healthy volunteers for our CamBABS study, where we are looking at behaviour and brain structure. For more information about the study and how to be involved, click here.

 

 

Gender Development Research Centre
Department of Psychology - New Museums Site
University of Cambridge
Free School Lane
Cambridge CB2 3RQ

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Paper on infants' performance in mental rotation tasks published in Developmental Science

Nov 17, 2017

The GDRC's Dr Miha Constantinescu and Prof Melissa Hines have a paper published in Developmental Science showing a correlation between testosterone and infants' performance in mental rotation tasks.

Prof Hines and Dr Spencer present a talk at EASE meeting

Nov 09, 2017

The East Anglia Society for Endocrinology will meet on Tuesday November 14th at The Rosie Hospital, CUH.

Hormones & Child Behaviour Study update

Oct 24, 2017

The GDRC has produced a newsletter from Melissa Hines' Hormones & Child Behaviour Study, available to read here.

Researching sworn virgins in Albania

Jul 19, 2017

The GDRC's Ellen Robertson is in Albania for four months, studying the traditional practice of women taking a vow of chastity and living as men - becoming 'sworn virgins', or burrneshas.

Talk on analyzing the corpus callosum by Dr Eileen Luders, UCLA

Jul 18, 2017

Join us on Monday 24th July at 12pm for a talk by Dr Eileen Luders, Associate Professor at the Department of Neurology, UCLA, about analyzing the corpus callosum in the human brain.

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