Melissa Hines

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Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Sex-related variation in human behavior and the brain
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB23RQ, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:448-56. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Gender development and the human brain
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Neurosci 34:69-88. 2011
  3. pmc Prenatal endocrine influences on sexual orientation and on sexually differentiated childhood behavior
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Front Neuroendocrinol 32:170-82. 2011
  4. pmc Early androgen influences on human neural and behavioural development
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Early Hum Dev 84:805-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Continuity in sex-typed behavior from preschool to adolescence: a longitudinal population study of boys and girls aged 3-13 years
    Susan Golombok
    Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:591-7. 2012
  6. pmc Prenatal hormones and childhood sex segregation: playmate and play style preferences in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Vickie Pasterski
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Horm Behav 59:549-55. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Are there parental socialization effects on the sex-typed behavior of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
    Wang I Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 42:381-91. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Infants' preferences for toys, colors, and shapes: sex differences and similarities
    Vasanti Jadva
    Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 39:1261-73. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Sex hormones and human destiny
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology Social and Developmental, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:437-8. 2009
  10. pmc Increased aggression and activity level in 3- to 11-year-old girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
    Vickie Pasterski
    University of Cambridge, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Horm Behav 52:368-74. 2007

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Publications28

  1. pmc Sex-related variation in human behavior and the brain
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB23RQ, UK
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:448-56. 2010
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Gender development and the human brain
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Neurosci 34:69-88. 2011
    ..Although the neural mechanisms underlying experiential influences remain largely uninvestigated, they could involve the same neural circuitry as that affected by hormones...
  3. pmc Prenatal endocrine influences on sexual orientation and on sexually differentiated childhood behavior
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, UK
    Front Neuroendocrinol 32:170-82. 2011
    ..Although a role for hormones during early development has been established, it also appears that there may be multiple pathways to a given sexual orientation outcome and some of these pathways may not involve hormones...
  4. pmc Early androgen influences on human neural and behavioural development
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Social and Developmental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Early Hum Dev 84:805-7. 2008
    ..Other emerging research areas include the role of neonatal hormones in infant development and interactions between hormone-induced predispositions and postnatal experience in producing behavioural outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint Continuity in sex-typed behavior from preschool to adolescence: a longitudinal population study of boys and girls aged 3-13 years
    Susan Golombok
    Faculty of Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 41:591-7. 2012
    ..It was concluded that the degree of sex-typed behavior shown by preschool children is a good indicator of their degree of sex-typed behavior following the transition to adolescence...
  6. pmc Prenatal hormones and childhood sex segregation: playmate and play style preferences in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Vickie Pasterski
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Horm Behav 59:549-55. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Are there parental socialization effects on the sex-typed behavior of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia?
    Wang I Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 42:381-91. 2013
    ..Overall, evidence suggests that prenatal androgen exposure and parental socialization both contribute to sex-typical toy play...
  8. doi request reprint Infants' preferences for toys, colors, and shapes: sex differences and similarities
    Vasanti Jadva
    Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 39:1261-73. 2010
    ..Similarly, the sex similarities in infants' preferences for colors and shapes suggest that any subsequent sex differences in these preferences may arise from socialization or cognitive gender development rather than inborn factors...
  9. doi request reprint Sex hormones and human destiny
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology Social and Developmental, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:437-8. 2009
    ....
  10. pmc Increased aggression and activity level in 3- to 11-year-old girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
    Vickie Pasterski
    University of Cambridge, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RQ, UK
    Horm Behav 52:368-74. 2007
    ..These data suggest that early androgens have a masculinizing effect on both aggressive behavior and activity level in girls...
  11. pmc Fetal testosterone predicts sexually differentiated childhood behavior in girls and in boys
    Bonnie Auyeung
    Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Psychol Sci 20:144-8. 2009
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  12. doi request reprint Developmental trajectories of sex-typed behavior in boys and girls: a longitudinal general population study of children aged 2.5-8 years
    Susan Golombok
    Centre for Family Research, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Child Dev 79:1583-93. 2008
    ..5 were still the most sex typed at age 5, with those children who showed the highest levels of sex-typed behavior during the preschool years continuing to do so at age 8...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prenatal testosterone and gender-related behaviour
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Eur J Endocrinol 155:S115-21. 2006
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  14. ncbi request reprint Androgens and autistic traits: A study of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Rebecca Knickmeyer
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Horm Behav 50:148-53. 2006
    ..These results suggest that prenatal exposure to high levels of testosterone influences some autistic traits and that hormonal factors may be involved in vulnerability to autism...
  15. ncbi request reprint Androgen and psychosexual development: core gender identity, sexual orientation and recalled childhood gender role behavior in women and men with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH)
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
    J Sex Res 41:75-81. 2004
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  16. ncbi request reprint Masculinized finger length patterns in human males and females with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Windy M Brown
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, United Kingdom
    Horm Behav 42:380-6. 2002
    ..Finger lengths may therefore offer a retrospective marker of perinatal androgen exposure in humans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Androgenic influences on neural asymmetry: Handedness and language lateralization in individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Greta A Mathews
    City University, London, EC1V 0HB, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 29:810-22. 2004
    ..However, given that sex differences in both language lateralization and handedness are small, it is possible that limited sample size precludes the detection of consistent group differences...
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparable fMRI activity with differential behavioural performance on mental rotation and overt verbal fluency tasks in healthy men and women
    Rozmin Halari
    Centre for Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, P O Box 46, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Exp Brain Res 169:1-14. 2006
    ..Our results demonstrate comparable brain activation in men and women in association with mental rotation and verbal fluency function with differential performance, and provide support for sex differences in brain-behaviour relationships...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cognitive and behavioral characteristics of turner syndrome: exploring a role for ovarian hormones in female sexual differentiation
    Marcia L Collaer
    University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Horm Behav 41:139-55. 2002
    ..These results are consistent with a role for ovarian hormones acting on the brain to influence cognitive and behavioral development, although they do not rule out other possible interpretations...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prenatal stress and gender role behavior in girls and boys: a longitudinal, population study
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, United Kingdom
    Horm Behav 42:126-34. 2002
    ..Our results suggest that prenatal stress does not influence the development of gender role behavior in boys and appears to have relatively little, if any, influence on gender role behavior in girls...
  21. ncbi request reprint Testosterone during pregnancy and gender role behavior of preschool children: a longitudinal, population study
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, UK
    Child Dev 73:1678-87. 2002
    ..Although other, unmeasured factors may explain the relation, the results suggest that normal variability in T levels prenatally may contribute to the development of individual differences in the gender role behavior of preschool girls...
  22. ncbi request reprint Psychological outcomes and gender-related development in complete androgen insensitivity syndrome
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, England, United Kingdom
    Arch Sex Behav 32:93-101. 2003
    ..They also suggest that psychological outcomes in women with CAIS are similar to those in other women. However, additional attention to more detailed aspects of psychological well-being in CAIS is needed...
  23. ncbi request reprint Sex steroids and human behavior: prenatal androgen exposure and sex-typical play behavior in children
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1007:272-82. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that androgen during early development influences childhood play behavior in humans at least in part by altering brain development...
  24. ncbi request reprint Psychosexual development in individuals who have female pseudohermaphroditism
    Melissa Hines
    Department of Psychology, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
    Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am 13:641-56, ix. 2004
    ..Implications for current debate about the treatment of infants who have ambiguous genitalia are discussed, as is the need for additional research and for consideration of psychologic counseling as part of the treatment program...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prenatal hormones and postnatal socialization by parents as determinants of male-typical toy play in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Vickie L Pasterski
    City University, London, UK
    Child Dev 76:264-78. 2005
    ..Although parents encourage sex-appropriate behavior, their encouragement appears to be insufficient to override the interest of girls with CAH in cross-sexed toys...
  26. pmc Monkeys, girls, boys and toys: a confirmation Letter regarding "Sex differences in toy preferences: striking parallels between monkeys and humans"
    Melissa Hines
    Horm Behav 54:478-9; author reply 480-1. 2008
  27. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on sex-typed behavior during the preschool years
    Alessandra C Iervolino
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Centre, Inistitute of Psychiatry, King s College London, UK
    Child Dev 76:826-40. 2005
    ..The inclusion of non-twin siblings showed that some of the shared environmental influence is specific to twins...
  28. ncbi request reprint The ultimate challenge of cloacal exstrophy
    Justine M Schober
    Department of Psychology, City University, London, United Kingdom
    J Urol 167:300-4. 2002
    ..Gender assignment decisions and psychological aspects of gender issues have become the "ultimate challenge." Exploration of gender identity, gender role behavior and sexual orientation has just begun...

Research Grants6

  1. Hormonal Influences on Neural/Behavioral Development
    Melissa Hines; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Finally, the research will further basic scientific understanding of the roles of hormones and social/cognitive processes in childrens acquisition of gender role behavior. ..