left-handedness


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left-handedness

Using the left hand as the dominant hand, e.g., for writing, work, or sports. Synonym: sinistrality
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Left-handedness tends to be more prevalent in patients with schizophrenia and brain laterality is believed to play the role in this connection [6].
If a lack of experience would be the main factor then a higher prevalence of left-handedness in the male population should result in a greater advantage of female left-handed tennis players in comparison to their male counterparts.
Perhaps they were genetically inclined to left-handedness, and the tribe may also have encouraged it.
Keywords: Left-handedness, suppression, discrimination, IPA
Left-Handedness. Psychological Bulletin (American Psychological Association), 84 (3): 385-404.
I am working on two books at the same time, one of them for the last zo years and the other [has been going] eight years, 'lhe first is based on left-handedness. In fact I had got a grant to go to the Africa Gender Institute in South Africa, supposedly to work on chc novel, bur when I got to Cape Town, I found myself working on another book with the working title Zero Means Downstairs, so I put the writing on left-handedness aside.
Because of the resonance caused by inductance-capacitance (LC) pairs that are included in the CRLH structure, unless the line is carefully designed, autonomous oscillation dominates such that the left-handedness is completely lost.
The head mistress came into the class one day and asked if there were any children with a disability such as left-handedness.
Left-handedness. Psychology Bulletin, 84 (3), 385-404.
William Hopkins' team suggests that orangutans really do tend toward left-handedness because they often use right arms and hands to maintain balance and stability while moving upright along tree branches, so the left hand gets used for grabbing objects and carrying out fine manipulations.--Bruce Bower
Note that modes 1 and 3 exhibit left-handedness, while modes 2 and 4 exhibit right-handed properties.