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Latest Right-handedness Stories

2012-04-25 21:30:21

Lefties have always been a bit of a puzzle. Representing only 10 percent of the general human population, left-handers have been viewed with suspicion and persecuted across history.

2012-02-22 15:00:00

A new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit finds a strong correlation between brain dominance and the ear used to listen to a cell phone, with more than 70 percent of participants holding

2012-02-15 10:31:21

We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions.

2011-11-20 08:00:00

Lefty's the Left Hand Store has created the World's Biggest Selection of True Left-Handed Scissors and Shears.

2011-10-25 07:00:00

Leftyslefthanded.com has designed and assembled the world's leading collection of left-handed cooking tools.

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2011-04-20 09:16:43

Right-handedness is a distinctively human characteristic, with right-handers outnumbering lefties nine-to-one.

2010-11-05 15:42:26

Scientists at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, have identified a genetic variant which influences whether a person with dyslexia is more skilled with either the left or right hand.

2010-01-28 12:02:19

Despite the almost universal association of the right with life, right, positive and good things, and the left with death, inadequacy, negative and bad things, recent researches show that left-handed people hold the opposite association.

2010-01-25 13:04:27

Children who are mixed-handed, or ambidextrous, are more likely to have mental health, language and scholastic problems in childhood than right- or left-handed children.

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2009-02-28 07:35:00

A new study by scientists in France offers a possible explanation for left-handedness, finding that the trait survived since prehistoric times in part due to its rarity, which offered benefits.


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