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Selected recent publications

Kurth, F., Spencer, D., Hines, M & Luders, E. (2018) Sex Differences in Associations between Spatial Ability and Corpus Callosum Morphology. Journal of Neuroscience Research, in press.

Constantinescu, M., Moore, D.S., Johnson, S.P. & Hines, M. (2017) Early contributions to infants' mental rotation abilities. Developmental Science, DOI: 10.1111/desc.12613.

Spencer, D., Pasterski, V., Neufeld, S., Glover, V., O'Connor, T.G., Hindmarsh, P.C., Hughes, I.A., Acerini, C.L. & Hines, M. (2017). Prenatal androgen exposure and children's aggressive behavior and activity level. Hormones and Behavior, 96: 156-165.

Li, G., Kung, K.T.F. & Hines, M. (2017) Childhood gender-typed behavior and adolescent sexual orientation: a longitudinal population-based study. Developmental Psychology, 53: 764-777.

Kung, K.T.F., Li, G., Golding, J. & Hines, M. (2017) Preschool gender-typed play behavior at age 3.5 years predicts physical aggression at age 13 years. Archives of Sexual Behavior, DOI: 10.1007/s10508-017-1005-6

Kung, K.T.F., Spencer, D., Pasterski, V., Neufeld, S., Glover, V., O’Connor, T.G., Hindmarsh, P.C., Hughes, I.A., Acerini, C.L. & Hines, M. (2016) No Relationship Between Prenatal Androgen Exposure and Autistic Traits: Convergent Evidence from Studies of Children with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and of Amniotic Testosterone Concentrations in Typically-Developing Children. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 57: 1455-1462.

Li, G. & Hines, M. (2016) In search of emerging same-sex sexuality: Romantic attractions at 13 years. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(7): 1839-1849.

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.

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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Ellen Robertson's talk at University of Marin Barleti, Albania

Mar 25, 2019

Ellen Robertson gave a talk at the University of Marin Barleti, Albania, entitled 'Social Representations and the Sworn Virgins of Northern Albania', reflecting her PhD interests. More information on this topic can be found in a reference entry Ellen wrote for UCL's Encyclopedia of Informality.

Presentation by Ellen Robertson at Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network (CIPN)

Nov 15, 2018

Ellen Robertson, PhD candidate in the GDRC, will be giving a seminar entitled 'Dressing the Self/Other in Greek Drama, Italian Opera and Rural Albania' as part of the Cambridge Interdisciplinary Performance Network (CIPN) Series (CIPN) fortnightly Tuesday seminar series on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Welcome to Professor Marcia Collaer

Nov 06, 2018

The GDRC is very pleased to welcome Prof Marcia Collaer to Cambridge! Marcia is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Affiliate at Middlebury College, VT, USA. She is currently a Visiting Scholar in the GDRC, Department of Psychology and Overseas Fellow at Churchill College for 2018-19.

Group members at Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco

Nov 01, 2018

Prof Melissa Hines, Dr Debra Spencer and PhD candidate Marta Beneda went to the Gender Development Research Conference, San Francisco. This event is held every two years in San Francisco and hosts many of the world’s leading researchers of gender development from interdisciplinary fields. Prof Hines gave a talk and the group also presented two posters.

Listen to Debra Spencer on BBC Radio 4's 'Bringing Up Britain'

Jul 30, 2018

Dr Debra Spencer, Research Associate and Affiliated Lecturer in the GDRC, appeared in BBC Radio 4's 'Bringing Up Britain' programme, discussing aggression in children.

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