Sheri Berenbaum

Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics

Sheri Berenbaum

Research Summary

Development and neuroendocrine basis of human sex-typed cognition and social behavior.

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Androgens Brain Cognition Gonadal Steroid Hormones Gender Psychology Sex Characteristics Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Puberty Socialization Hormones Genes Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evidence Spatial Navigation Alcohol Problem Behavior Alcohols Personality Time Transgender Persons Twins Experiment Social Environment Psychopathology

Most Recent Papers

Family environmental antecedents of pubertal timing in girls and boys

Holly T. Pham, Lisabeth F. DiLalla, Robin P. Corley, Lorah D. Dorn, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2022, Hormones and Behavior

Evidence and Implications From a Natural Experiment of Prenatal Androgen Effects on Gendered Behavior

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, 2021, Current Directions in Psychological Science on p. 202-210

Family Experiences and Parent Personality as Antecedents of Pubertal Timing in Girls and Boys

Lisabeth F. DiLalla, Holly T. Pham, Robin P. Corley, Sally Wadsworth, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2021, Journal of Youth and Adolescence on p. 1017-1033

Prenatal androgen influences on the brain

Adriene M. Beltz, Michael I. Demidenko, Stephen J. Wilson, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2021, Journal of Neuroscience Research

Consensus Parameter

Diane Chen, John F. Strang, Victoria D. Kolbuck, Stephen M. Rosenthal, Kim Wallen, Deborah P. Waber, Laurence Steinberg, Cheryl L. Sisk, Judith Ross, Tomas Paus, Sven C. Mueller, Margaret M. Mccarthy, Paul E. Micevych, Carol L. Martin, Baudewijntje P.C. Kreukels, Lauren Kenworthy, Megan M. Herting, Agneta Herlitz, Ira R.J.Hebold Haraldsen, Ronald Dahl, Eveline A. Crone, Gordon J. Chelune, Sarah M. Burke, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, Julie Bakker, Lise Eliot, Eric Vilain, Gregory L. Wallace, Eric E. Nelson, Robert Garofalo, 2020, Transgender Health on p. 246-257

Does puberty affect the development of behavior problems as a mediator, moderator, or unique predictor?

Adriene M. Beltz, Robin P. Corley, Sally J. Wadsworth, Lisabeth F. Dilalla, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2020, Development and Psychopathology on p. 1473-1485


Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, 2019, Twin Research and Human Genetics

Evidence needed to understand gender identity

Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2018, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry and Allied Disciplines on p. 1244-1247

From Genes to Behavior Through Sex Hormones and Socialization: The Example of Gender Development

Sheri Berenbaum, Adriene Beltz, 2018, Twin Research and Human Genetics on p. 289-294

Gendered Peer Involvement in Girls with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, Kristina Bryk, Susan Marie McHale, 2018, Archives of Sexual Behavior on p. 915-929

Most-Cited Papers

Early androgen effects on spatial and mechanical abilities

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Kristina L. Korman Bryk, Adriene M. Beltz, 2012, Behavioral Neuroscience on p. 86-96

How early hormones shape gender development

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, 2016, Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences on p. 53-60

Modeling pubertal timing and tempo and examining links to behavior problems

Adriene M. Beltz, Robin P. Corley, Josh B. Bricker, Sally J. Wadsworth, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2014, Developmental Psychology on p. 2715-2726

Brain responses to sexual images in 46,XY women with complete androgen insensitivity syndrome are female-typical

Stephan Hamann, Jennifer Stevens, Janice Hassett Vick, Kristina Bryk, Charmian A. Quigley, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Kim Wallen, 2014, Hormones and Behavior on p. 724-730

Oral contraceptives and cognition: A role for ethinyl estradiol

Adriene M. Beltz, Elizabeth Hampson, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2015, Hormones and Behavior on p. 209-217

Changes in alcohol-related brain networks across the first year of college: A prospective pilot study using fMRI effective connectivity mapping

Adriene M. Beltz, Kathleen M. Gates, Anna S. Engels, Peter C.M. Molenaar, Carmen Pulido, Robert Turrisi, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Rick O. Gilmore, Stephen J. Wilson, 2013, Addictive Behaviors on p. 2052-2059

Cognitive effects of variations in pubertal timing

Adriene M. Beltz, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2013, Hormones and Behavior on p. 823-828

Gender development and sexuality in disorders of sex development

S. A. Berenbaum, H. F.L. Meyer-Bahlburg, 2015, Hormone and Metabolic Research on p. 361-366

Beyond Pink and Blue

Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2018, Child Development Perspectives on p. 58-64

Sex differences in resting state brain function of cigarette smokers and links to nicotine dependence

Adriene M. Beltz, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Stephen J. Wilson, 2015, Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology on p. 247-254