Latest Right-handedness Stories
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.
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
We like to think of ourselves as rational creatures, absorbing information, weighing it carefully, and making thoughtful decisions.
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Right-handedness is a distinctively human characteristic, with right-handers outnumbering lefties nine-to-one.
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.
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.
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.
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.