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      Age and Gender Differences in Performance on a Spatial Rotation Test 

      Michaelides, Michalis P. (2003)
      This study investigated differential group performance on a spatial rotation test. A 19-item multiple-choice test was administered to a random sample of 107 students in grades 5 to 8 in an elementary school and a gymnasium ...
    • Article  

      Biological sex affects the neurobiology of autism 

      Lai,Meng-Chuan; Lombardo,Michael V.; Suckling,John; Ruigrok,Amber N. V.; Chakrabarti,B.; Ecker,C.; Deoni,Sean C. L.; Craig, Michael C.; Murphy,Declan G. M.; Bullmore,Edward T.; Baron-Cohen,Simon (2013)
      In autism, heterogeneity is the rule rather than the exception. One obvious source of heterogeneity is biological sex. Since autism was first recognized, males with autism have disproportionately skewed research. Females ...
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      A meta-analysis of sex differences in human brain structure 

      Ruigrok, Amber N. V.; Salimi-Khorshidi, G.; Lai, Meng-Chuan; Baron-Cohen, Simon; Lombardo, Michael V.; Tait, Roger J.; Suckling, John (2014)
      The prevalence, age of onset, and symptomatology of many neuropsychiatric conditions differ between males and females. To understand the causes and consequences of sex differences it is important to establish where they ...
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      Prenatal and postnatal hormone effects on the human brain and cognition 

      Auyeung, Bonnie; Lombardo, Michael V.; Baron-Cohen, Simon (2013)
      This review examines the role of hormones in the development of social and nonsocial cognition and the brain. Research findings from human studies designed to elucidate the effects of both prenatal and postnatal exposure ...
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      Sex differences in response to a panicogenic challenge procedure: An experimental evaluation of panic vulnerability in a non-clinical sample 

      Kelly, M. M.; Forsyth, J. P.; Karekla, Maria (2006)
      Epidemiological studies show that women are twice as likely as men to develop panic disorder (PD) during their lifetimes. Data from retrospective studies also suggest that women are more distressed by panic and other ...
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      Students' Solution Strategies in Spatial Rotation Tasks 

      Michaelides, Michalis P. (2002)
      One hundred and seven 5th-8th graders were tested on spatial rotation multiple-choice items to determine age and gender differences in spatial ability. Thirty-one of them were subsequently interviewed. They were asked to ...