Rebecca Christine Knickmeyer
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Sex-typical play: masculinization/defeminization in girls with an autism spectrum conditionRebecca C Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, Autism Research Center, University of Cambridge, Douglas House, Cambridge, UK
J Autism Dev Disord 38:1028-35. 2008..We conclude that play preference studies in ASC provide partial support for the fetal androgen theory...
- Fetal testosterone and sex differences in typical social development and in autismRebecca Christine Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Child Neurol 21:825-45. 2006....
- Turner syndrome: advances in understanding altered cognition, brain structure and functionRebecca C Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7160, USA
Curr Opin Neurol 25:144-9. 2012..This review highlights recent progress in understanding brain structure and function in Turner syndrome and identifies several critical research needs...
- Fetal testosterone and sex differencesRebecca Christine Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, CB 7160, 7023 Neurosciences Hospital, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
Early Hum Dev 82:755-60. 2006..In this article, we argue that prenatal and neonatal testosterone exposure are strong candidates for having a causal role in sexual dimorphism in human behaviour, including social development...
- Maturational trajectories of cortical brain development through the pubertal transition: unique species and sex differences in the monkey revealed through structural magnetic resonance imagingRebecca C Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Cereb Cortex 20:1053-63. 2010..The authors discuss the possible implications of these findings for research using the rhesus macaque as a model for neurodevelopmental disorders...
- Twin-singleton differences in neonatal brain structureRebecca C Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, United States of America
Twin Res Hum Genet 14:268-76. 2011..These differences should be taken into account when interpreting and designing studies in the early postnatal period...
- 2D:4D ratios in the first 2 years of life: Stability and relation to testosterone exposure and sensitivityRebecca C Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, CB 7160, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7160, USA
Horm Behav 60:256-63. 2011..Results have important implications for the design and interpretation of studies which use 2D:4D as a proxy measure of prenatal testosterone exposure...
- Turner syndrome and sexual differentiation of the brain: implications for understanding male-biased neurodevelopmental disordersRebecca Christine Knickmeyer
Department of Psychiatry CB 7160, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 343 Medical Wings C, Campus Box 7160, Chapel Hill, NC, 27599 7160, USA
J Neurodev Disord 3:293-306. 2011....
- Gender-typed play and amniotic testosteroneRebecca Christine Knickmeyer
Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Dev Psychol 41:517-28. 2005..A critique of explanations for this finding is presented...