Prof Gillian Brown

Prof Gillian Brown


Researcher profile

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Research areas

Gillian Brown studies i) sex/gender differences and similarities in behaviour and cognition, and ii) evolutionary perspectives on human behaviour. Her research has previously investigated the role of gonadal hormones in the development of sex differences in behaviour in non-human animals, and her current research interests include the evolution of human mating strategies, the 'gender equality paradox' and cultural evolutionary approaches to human behaviour. More information on her research group website ( 

PhD supervision

  • Csilla Pakozdy
  • Jinwen Xie

Selected publications


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