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 Psychology Gender Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Puberty Gonadal Steroid Hormones Hormones Problem Behavior Spatial Navigation Personality Alcohol Magnetic Resonance Imaging Alcohols Adolescent Socialization Research Time Transgender Persons Twins Sex Characteristics Adolescence Psychological Development Adolescent Development

Most Recent Papers

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

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

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

A Beltz, R Corley, S Wadsworth, L DiLalla, Sheri Berenbaum, 2019, Development and Psychopathology on p. 1-13


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

Beyond Pink and Blue

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

Born this way?

Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2017, Science

Most-Cited Papers

Sexual differentiation of human behavior

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, 2011, Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology on p. 183-200

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

The Importance of Puberty for Adolescent Development

Sheri A. Berenbaum, Adriene M. Beltz, Robin Corley, 2015, ADVANCES IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR, VOL 48 on p. 53-92

How early hormones shape gender development

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

Gendered occupational interests

Adriene M. Beltz, Jane L. Swanson, Sheri A. Berenbaum, 2011, Hormones and Behavior on p. 313-317

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

Gender assignment, reassignment and outcome in disorders of sex development

Heino F.L. Meyer-Bahlburg, Katharine Baratz Dalke, Sheri A. Berenbaum, Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis, Melissa Hines, Justine Marut Schober, 2016, Steroids and lipids research on p. 112-118

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

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