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Dr Gillian Brown

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Research overview

Gillian Brown studies sex differences in behaviour from neuroendocrine, developmental and evolutionary perspectives. Her research investigates topics such as the role of gonadal hormones in the development of sex differences in behaviour and brain function, sex differences in behaviour in human beings, the evolution of mating strategies, and evolutionary perspectives on human behaviour. More information on research group website. 

Highlighted publications

Street, SE, Morgan, TJH, Thornton, A, Brown, GR, Laland, KN & Cross, CP 2018, 'Human mate-choice copying is domain-general social learning' Scientific Reports, vol. 8, 1715. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-19770-8
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-19770-8
Full text: http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/bitstream/10023/12637/1/Street_etal_SciRep2018_1715_Human_CC.pdf
2018

Brand, CO, Brown, GR & Cross, CP 2018, 'Sex differences in the use of social information emerge under conditions of risk' PeerJ, vol. 6, e4190. DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3212v1, 10.7717/peerj.4190
DOI: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4190
Full text: http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/bitstream/10023/12425/1/Brand_etal_peerj_4190_CC.pdf
2018

Brown, GR 2017, 'The dangerous battles over sex and gender' Trends in Ecology and Evolution, vol. 32, no. 12, pp. 881-882. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.003
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.003
Full text: http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/bitstream/10023/16393/1/Brown_2017_review_revised.pdf
2017

Cross, CP, Brown, GR, Morgan, TJH & Laland, KN 2017, 'Sex differences in confidence influence patterns of conformity' British Journal of Psychology, vol. 108, no. 4, pp. 655-667. DOI: 10.1111/bjop.12232
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12232
Full text: http://research-repository.st-andrews.ac.uk/bitstream/10023/12109/1/Cross_et_al_13_10_16_accepted.pdf
2017

Brown, GR & Cross, CP 2017, Evolutionary approaches to human psychology. in J Call, G Burghardt, I Pepperberg, C Snowdon & Z T (eds), APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology: Volume 1. American Psychological Association, pp. 299-313.
2017

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