Rippon, Gina (2019).
The Gendered Brain (2019): The New Neuroscience That Shatters The Myth Of The Female Brain. The Bodley Head.

Eliots, Lise (2019). Review in Nature of Gina Rippon’s book:

Joel, D., & Vikhanski, L. (2019). 
Gender Mosaic. Beyond The Myth Of The Male And Female Brain Little, Brown Spark.

Jordan-Young, R., & Karkazis, K. (2019). Testosterone: An Unauthorized Biography.. Harvard University Press.

Roy, D. (2018).
Molecular Feminisms. Biology, Becomings, and Life in the Lab. University of Washington Press.
Open access edition: DOI 10.6069/j163-3c90

Fine, C, (2017).
Testosterone-Rex. New York: WW Norton.

Pitts-Taylor, V. (2016)(Hg.).
Mattering: Feminism, Science and Materialism. NY: NYU Press.

Kuria, E. N. (2015).
Eingeschrieben: Zeichen setzen gegen Rassismus an deutschen Hochschulen.  w_orte und meer Verlag.

Fitsch, H. (2014).
… Dem Gehirn beim Denken zusehen? Sicht- und Sagbarkeiten
in der funktionellen Magnetresonanztomographie. Transcript, Bielefeld 2014

Jordan-Young, R. (2010).
Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Differences.  Harvard University Press


Schmitz, S. & Höppner G. (2014)(Hg.).
Gendered Neurocultures. Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Current Brain Discourses. Vienna: Zaglossus 2014

Bluhm, R., A. Jaap Jacobsen, and H. Maibom (eds.) (2012)
Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science (New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan

Journals and book chapters


Fitsch, Hannah, Jordan-Young, Rebecca, Kaiser Trujillo, Anelis, Kraus, Cynthia, Roy, Deboleena and Schmitz, Sigrid (2020).
Coalition-Making and the Practice of Feminist STS in the time of COVID-19. Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience: Fall 2020 (Vol. 6, No. 2) get pdf.

Alon, Nitay, Meilijson, Isaac, Joel, Daphna (2020).
Testing the masculinization hypothesis in a sample of 23,935 human brains. bioRxiv 11/2020; doi:

Lockhart, Jeffrey W. (2020).
‘A Large and Long Standing Body’: Historical Authority in the Science of Sex.” In Far Right Revisionism and the End of History: Alt/Histories, edited by Louie Dean Valencia-García, 359–86. New York: Routledge. Get pdf.

Cornel, Tabea (2020).
An Even-Handed Debate? The Sexed/gendered Controversy over Laterality Genes in British Psychology, 1970s–1990s.” History of the Human Sciences, September 15, 2020.


Fausto-Sterling, Anne (2019).
Gender/Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Identity Are in the Body: How Did They Get There?,

Jordan-Young, Rebecca M., Rippon, Georgina, Grossi, Giordana (Guest Ed.)(2019).
NEUROGENDERINGS issue in The Scholar & Feminist Online. See the whole issue which includes contributions from many of the NeuroGendering network:

Bryant KL, Grossi G, Kaiser A. (2019).
Feminist interventions on the sex/gender question in neuroimaging research. Scholar and Feminist Online, Issue 15.2.

Fine, C., Joel, D., & Rippon, G. (2019) Eight Things You Need to Know About Sex, Gender, Brains, and Behavior: A Guide for Academics, Journalists, Parents, Gender Diversity Advocates, Social Justice Warriors, Tweeters, Facebookers, and Everyone Else. Scholar and Feminist Online, Issue 15.2.

Fausto-Sterling, A. (2019).
Gender/Sex, Sexual Orientation, and Identity Are in the Body: How Did They Get There?,

Fine, C. (2018).
Feminist science: who needs it? In: The Lancet. The art of medicine. Volume 392, Issue 10155, October 13, 2018, p. 1302-1303

Kaiser, A. (2018).
Estudios de género y producción del género por las neurociencias.
2018  In C. Mora, A. Kottow, M. Ceballos, V. Osses (Eds.), Investigación, Políticas y Programas de Género., p. 37 – 50

Hyde, J. S., Bigler, R. S., Joel, D., Tate, C. C., & van Anders, S. M. (2018). The future of sex and gender in psychology: Five challenges to the gender binary. American Psychologist.

Rippon, G., Jordan-Young, R., Kaiser, A., Joel, D., Fine, C. (2017).
Journal of Neuroscience Research  policy on addressing sex as a biological variable: Comments, clarifications, and elaborations. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 10.1002/jnr.24045

Bluhm, R., Hoffman, G. (2016).
Neurosexism and Neurofeminism, Philosophy Compass 11/11: 716–729.

Joel, D., & Fausto-Sterling, A. (2016) Beyond sex differences: New approaches for thinking about variation in brain structure and function. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B., 371: 20150451.

Kaiser, A. (2016).
Gender Matters and Gender Materialities in the Brain. In Pitts-Taylor, V.,(Ed.), Mattering: Feminism, Science and Materialism. New York: NYU Press.

Kaiser, A. & Schmitz, S. (2016).
Neuroscience, Brain Research, and Sexuality. In: The Whiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Vol IV. Oxford. Whiley Blackwell (ed. by Nancy Naples, Renee C. Hoogland, Maithree Wickramasinghe & Angela Wong), 1759-1764, DOI: 10.1002/9781118663219.wbegss233

Roy, D.  (2016).
Neuroscience and Feminist Theory: A New Directions Essay. Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society 41(3): 531-552.

Roy, D., Subramaniam, B. (2016).
Matter in the Shadows: Feminist New Materialism and the Practices of Colonialism.
In: Mattering: Feminism, Science and Materialism ed. by Victoria Pitts-Taylor.  New York: NYU Press.

Schmitz, S. (2016).
Materiality’s agency in technologized brainbodies. In: Pitts-Taylor, Victoria (ed.): Mattering: Feminism, Science and Materialism. N.Y.: NYU Press, 182-203.

Joel, D., et al. (2015). Sex beyond the genitalia: The human brain mosaic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 112 (50), 15468–15473.

Gumy C. (2015).
Picturing Teenage Feelings. From Photographs of Facial Affect to fMRI Scans in the Construction of a Sexed Emotional Adolescent Brain. Brain and Mind in Society (BMS),,

Kaiser, A., Schmitz, S. (2016).
Neuroscience, Brain Research, and Sexuality.
In: Naples N., Wickramasinghe, M., and Wong Wai Ching, A. (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing.

Kuria, E. N. (2015)
Seelenmord: Suizid als Effekt von Rassismus in der Schwarzen Community. Ed. Natasha Kelly, In: Soul Sister – May Ayim. Der Zukunft entgegen. Orlanda-Verlag.

Roy, D. (2015).
Science Studies.  In Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theory ed. by Lisa Disch and Mary Hawkesworth. New York: Oxford University Press.

Schmitz, S. (2015).
Collaborative Enactments in Teaching with Feminist Materialism
In: Treusch Pat; Hinton, Peta (eds.): Teaching with Feminist Materialisms
Reihe “AtGender Teaching with Gender” AtGender: Utrecht.

Roy, D.  (2014).
Developing a New Political Ecology: Neuroscience, Feminism, and the Case of the Estrogen Receptor. In NeuroCultures, Neurogenderings ed. by Sigrid Schmitz and Grit Höppner. Vienna: Zaglossus Press.

Fine, C. (2014).
His brain, her brain? Science 21 November 2014. Vol. 346 no. 6212 pp. 915-916
DOI: 10.1126/science.1262061

Fine, C., Jordan-Young, R., Kaiser, A., Rippon, G.; Joel, D. (2014).
Equal ≠ The Same: Sex Differences in the Human Brain. Cerebrum, December 2014;

Höppner G. & Schmitz, S. (2014).
Neuroenancement and Success: A Gendered Re-reading of Popular Media. In: Sigrid Schmitz & Grit Höppner (eds.): Gendered NeuroCultures. Zaglossus: Wien, 273-299.

Jordan-Young, R., Sonksen, P. and Karkazis, K. (2014).
Sex, Health, and Athletes. BMJ 28 April 2014; 348:g2926 doi: 10.1136/bmj.g2926.

Kraus, C., D. Preissmann, E. Bovet, F. Panese, M. Arminjon, N. Stücklin, V. Barras, & V. Pidoux. (2014). Brain, Mind and Society., Traverses, 

Kuria, E. N. (2014).
Theorizing Race(ism) while NeuroGendering and NeuroCulturing In: Gendered Neurocultures Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Current Brain Discourses, Ed. Schmitz, S. and Höppner, G.. Zaglossus e.U.

Köszegi, S., Schmitz, S. & Enzenhofer, B. (2014).
Quo Vadis Homo Economicus? Analysis of gendered discourses in economic decision making. Gender Work and Organization.

Fitsch, H. (2014).
Scientifically assisted telepathy? Objektivierung und Standardisierung in der modernen Hirnforschung. In: Blame it on the Brain. Der Hype um die Neurowissenschaften. 47/2014, 5-7. Phase 2: Leipzig 2014

Gumy, C. (2014).
The Gendered Tools of the Construction of a Unisex Adolescent Brain. In Gendered Neurocultures. Feminist and Queer Perspectives on Current Brain Discourses, eds. S. Schmitz et G. Höppner. Vienne: Zaglossus e. U. : 257-272.

Rippon, G., Jordan-Young, R., Kaiser, A., Fine, C. (2014).
Recommendations for sex/gender neuroimaging research: Key principles and implications for research design, analysis and interpretation. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 8:650. August 2014. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00650.

Schmitz, S. & Höppner, G. (2014).
Catching the Brain Today: From Neurofeminism to Gendered Neurocultures. In: Sigrid Schmitz & Grit Höppner (eds.): Gendered NeuroCultures. Zaglossus: Wien, 9-37.

Schmitz, S. & Höppner G. (2014).
Feminist neuroscience: a critical review of contemporary brain research. Frontiers in Neuroscience. Special Issue Critical Neuroscience: The context and implications of human brain research, ed. by Suparna Choudhury, Jan Slaby & Daniel Margulies: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00546.

Schmitz, S. (2014).
Feminist Approaches to Neurocultures. In: Wolfe, Charles (ed): Brain Theory: Essays in Critical Neurophilosophy. N.Y: Palgrave Macmillan, 195-216.

Bovet E., C. Kraus, F. Panese, V. Pidoux & N. Stücklin, Guest Eds. (2013).
Special issue on the brain sciences, Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances 7(3), 222

Bovet E., C. Kraus, F. Panese, V. Pidoux & N. Stücklin. (2013).
Les neurosciences à l’épreuve de la clinique et des sciences sociales. Regards croisés. Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances 7(3):  555-569. 

— Neuroscience examined by the clinical and the social science. Crossed perspectives Editorial, English version pp.a-n.

— Neurociencias a la prueba de la clínica y de las ciencias sociales. Perspectivas cruzadas Editorial, Spanish version, pp. I-XV. 

Roy, D.  (2013).
Asking Different Questions: Feminist Practices for the Natural Sciences.
In Women, Science, and Technology: A Reader in Feminist Science Studies, 3rd Edition ed. by Mary Wyer, Mary Barbercheck, Donna Cookmeyer, Hatice Ozturk, and Marta Wayne.  New York: Routledge.

Dussauge, I. & Kaiser, A. (2012) (Guest Eds).
Special Issue: Neuroscience and Sex/Gender, Neuroethics 5(3).

Dussauge, I. & Kaiser, A. (2013).
Repolitisations féministes et queer du cerveau. Revue d’anthropologie des connaissances 7(3), 667 – 692.

Ferstl, E. C. & Kaiser, A. (2013).
Wie quantitative Methoden aus der Experimental- und Neuropsychologie einen Beitrag zur Geschlechterforschung leisten können. Gender, Zeitschrift für Geschlecht, Kultur und Gesellschaft 3/2013, 9–25.

Fine, C., Jordan-Young, B., Kaiser, A., Rippon, G. (2013).
Plasticity, plasticity, plasticity … and the rigid problem of sex. Trends in Cognitive Science 17, 550-551.

Gumy, C. (2013).
Les images des passions adolescentes. Des photographies d’expression faciale aux images scans dans la construction d’un cerveau adolescent émotionnel et sexué. Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances 7(3) : 589-604.

Kaiser, A. (2013).
Zum (An)Erkennen von Gleichheit und Differenz in Geschlechterforschung und Neurowissenschaft – ein kritischer Vergleich. In Grisard, G., Jäger, U., König, T. (Eds.), Verschieden sein – Nachdenken über Geschlecht und Differenz. Sulzbach/Taunus: Helmer, 147-157.

Karkazis, K., Jordan-Young, R.M. (2013).
The Harrison Bergeron Olympics. Response to Letter to the Editor, The American Journal of Bioethics, 13(5): 66–69, 2013.

Kraus, C. (2013).
Hypospadias surgery in a West African context: The surgical (re-)construction of what? Feminist Theory 14(1): 83-103. 

Joel, D. (2012). Genetic-gonadal-genitals sex (3G-sex) and the misconception of brain and gender, or, why 3G-males and 3G-females have intersex brains and intersex gender. Biology of Sex Differences, 3:27.

Roy, D. (2012).
Cosmopolitics and the Brain: The Co-Becoming of Practices in Feminism and Neuroscience. In Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science ed. by Robyn Bluhm, Anne Jaap Jacobson and Heidi Maibom.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Roy, D. (2012).
Neuroethics, Gender, and the Response to Difference.  Neuroethics 5: 217-230.

Roy, D. (2012).
Neurocultural Feedback Loops.  Social Text: Periscope (Spring 2012).

Dussauge, I. & Kaiser, A. (2012).
Neuroscience and Sex/Gender. Neuroethics 5(3), 211-216.

Dussauge, I. & Kaiser, A. (2012).
Re-queering the Brain. In R. Bluhm, A. Jacobson, & H. Maibom (Eds.),
Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 121-144.

Kaiser, A. (2012).
Re-conceptualizing Sex and Gender in the Human Brain. Journal of Psychology 220(2), 130-136.

Karkazis, K., Jordan-Young, R.M., Davis, G., Campores, S. (2012).
“Out of Bounds? A Critique of Policies on Hyperandrogenism in Elite Female Athletes.” The American Journal of Bioethics 12(7): 3-16. Published online June 14, 2012.

Kraus, C. (2012).
Critical studies of the sexed brain: a critique of what and for whom? Neuroethics 5(3): 247-259. 

— 2013. Etudes critiques du cerveau: une critique de quoi et pour qui? French transl. Revue d’Anthropologie des Connaissances 7(3): 693-716.

Kraus, C. (2012).
Linking neuroscience, medicine, gender and society through controversy and conflict analysis: A “dissensus framework” for feminist/queer brain science studies. In Bluhm, R., A. Jaap Jacobsen, and H. Maibom, eds. Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science (New Directions in Philosophy and Cognitive Science). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan : 193-215. 

Grossi, G., Fine, C. (2012). 

The role of fetal testosterone in the development of “the essential difference” between the sexes: Some essential issues. In R. Bluhm, A. Jacobson, and H. Maibom (Eds.), Neurofeminism: Issues at the Intersection of Feminist Theory and Cognitive Science. Palgrave-Macmillan. 

Kuria, E. N. (2012).
The Challenge of Gender research in Neuroscience. In. Essays in Neuroscience and Political Theory; thinking the body politic, by F. Vander Valk. Routledge: 268-287

Kuria, E.N. (2012).
Experimenting with gender: How science constructs difference. International Journal of Gender, Science and Technology, Vol 4 (1): 48-61

Kuria, E. N. (2012).
NextGen VOICES: How will the practice of science change in your lifetime? Science, 335 (6064) 36-38 (January, 2012)

Schmitz, S. (2012).
The Neuro-technological Cerebral Subject: Persistence of Implicit and Explicit Gender Norms in a Network of Change. Neuroethics 5 (3), 261–274, DOI 10.1007/s12152-011-9129-1.

Schmitz, S. (2012).
Neurowissenschaftliche Referenzen: Geschlecht und Neuroökonomie in Hirnbildern. FIfF-Ko 03/12, 61-63.

Schmitz, S. (2012).
Entscheidungsraum Gehirn: Neurokultur, Neuroökonomie und das cerebrale Subjekt [Localizations of decisions in the brain: Neurocultures, neuro-economy and the cerebral subject]. In: Lettow, S. (Hrsg.): Bioökonomie. Die Lebenswissenschaften und die Bewirtschaftung der Körper. transcript: Bielefeld, 133-154.

Roy, D.  (2011).
Feminist Approaches to Inquiry in the Natural Sciences: Practices for the Lab.
In The Handbook of Feminist Research: Theory and Praxis ed. by Sharlene Hesse-Biber.  London: Sage Publications, 313-330.

Kraus, C. (2011).
Am I My Brain or My Genitals? A Nature-Culture Controversy in the Hermaphrodite Debate from the Mid-1960s to the Late 1990s. Gesnerus. Swiss Journal for the History of Medicine and Sciences 68(1): 80-106. 

Kuria, E.N. & Hess, V. (2011).
Rethinking Gender Politics in Laboratories and Neuroscience Research:  The Case of Spatial Abilities in Math Performance. Medicine Studies, 3(2): 117–123

Kuria, E.N. (2011).
Los  desafíos  de  la  investigación  de  género  en  neurociencia, Perspectivas Bioéticas, Nº30: 62-84

Jordan-Young, R., Rumiati, R. (2011).
Hardwired for Sexism? Approaches to Sex/Gender in Neuroscience. Neuroethics, special issue on “Neurogenderings,” DOI 10.1007/s12152-011-9134-4 . Published online 23 September 2011
Hardwired for Sexism

Jordan-Young, R. (2011).
Hormones, Context, and “Brain Gender”: A Review of Evidence from Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Social Science and Medicine special issue on Gender and Health,
DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.08.026. Published online 23 September 2011.
Hormones Context & Brain Gender

Springer, K., Stellman, J., Jordan-Young, R. (2011).
Beyond a Catalogue of Differences: A Theoretical Frame and Good Practice Guidelines for Researching Sex/Gender in Human Health. Social Science and Medicine special issue on Gender and Health, DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.05.033. Published online 15 June 2011.

Cheslack-Postava, K.,  Jordan-Young, R. (2011).
Autism Spectrum Disorders: Towards a Gendered Embodiment Model. Social Science and Medicine special issue on Gender and Health, 74(11):1667-74.  DOI: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.06.013. Published online 12 July 2011.

Kaiser, A. (2010).
Sex/Gender and neuroscience: focusing on current research. In. Blomqvist & E. Ehnsmyr (Eds.), Never mind the gap! Gendering science in transgressive encounters. Crossroads of Knowledge 14 (pp. 189-210). Uppsala  Sweden: Skrifter från Centrum för genusvetenskap. University Printers.

Schmitz, S. (2010).
Sex, gender, and the brain – biological determinism versus socio-cultural constructivism. In: Klinge, Ineke & Wiesemann, Claudia (eds.): Gender and Sex in Bio-medicine. Theories, Methodologies, Results. Universitätsverlag Göttingen: Göttingen, 57-76.

Kaiser, A., Haller, S., Schmitz, S. & Nitsch, C. (2009).
On sex/gender related similarities and differences in fMRI language research. Brain Research Reviews, 61(2), 49-59.

Kaiser, A. (2009).
Feminismus, Geschlechterforschung und die Neurowissenschaft. Feministisches Institut Hamburg. Online-Publikation (

Grossi, G. (2008). Science or belief? Bias in gender difference research. In S. Badaloni, C. A. Drace, O. Gia, C. Levorato, F. Vidotto (Eds.), Under-representation of Women in Science and Technology, pp. 93-106. Padova, Italy: Cleup. 

Roy, D. (2007).
Somatic matters: Becoming molecular in molecular biology.  Special Issue: Feminisms’ Others. Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 14 (Summer).

Nash, A., Grossi, G. (2007). 
Picking Barbie’s™ brain: Inherent sex differences in scientific ability? Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought, 2 (1), 29-42. 


(blog posts, dissertations,
newspapers op-ed, magazine articles, interviews)


Kaiser Trujillo, Anelis (2020)
From „Race“ and Sex/Gender Bias Research to Feminist Neuroscience, Blogpost on Gendercampus/ Analysen.

Cornel, Tabea (2020).
Dear Neuroscience: Stop Trying to “Fix” Diversity.

Cornel, Tabea (2019).
Sinister Intersectionality: A Left-Handed History Of Neuro-Centrisms, 1865–2017. Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations. 3280.

Kaiser, Anelis (2019).
Neurocientífica suiza descarta que haya diferencias de género a nivel cerebral: ‘Nuestro cerebro es plástico. De hecho es queer’. El Mostrador, 5 marzo 2019.

Joel, Daphna and Fine, Cordelia (2018).
Can We Finally Stop Talking About ‘Male’ and ‘Female’ Brains? New York Times, Dec. 3, 2018

Roy, D. (2012).
“An Interview with Professor Deboleena Roy.”  Write Club interview by Alice Bottoms.

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