right-handedness


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preference for using the right hand

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In most people, right-handedness predominates and the left hemisphere controls speaking which is believed to be reversed in left-handers.
Thus dominant preference profile (mixed or pure) or right-handedness and left-handedness (regardless of whether the hand dominance is pure or mixed) has no significant impact on a child's school performance.
This quickly revealed that my left eye was dominant, despite my right-handedness.
Harvey is left-handed, and when she entered the dental hygiene program at the State University of New York, Farmingdale straight out of high school at the tender age of 17, the clinical environment favored right-handedness.
Right-handedness or dexterity (from Latin word "dextra", meaning right) is an estimable trait very different from being left- handed or sinister (Latin "sinistra", left).
You can be privileged by virtue of your race, your class, your sex, your right-handedness, the neighborhood you live in, or even the country you were born into--most of which you have little if any control over.
Fish normally show a preference for turning one direction versus another, the piscine equivalent of a human's left- or right-handedness.
In order to facilitate the adoption of the correct hand posture, finger rests have been refined and made horizontally adjustable for increased comfort and adaptability for left- and right-handedness, as well as user preference.
These additional data clearly showed that right-handedness for gestures is not specifically associated to interactions with humans, but generalizes to intraspecific communication", noted Hopkins.
Although most handedness research has investigated left versus right-handedness, some studies have found that mixed-handedness, defined as being comfortable using either the left or right hand depending upon the task, also reflects important individual differences.
Cultural evolution across the world has favoured right-handedness (41).
Superstitions arose because the left side was associated with Lucifer and some strict mothers and nannies traumatised left-handed children by scolding them or binding their left arms to their bodies to force right-handedness.
In these paintings, also, the central downward-flowing "sheets" of paint--milky green in one, milky blue in the other--reveal just a hint of upper-right to lower-left bias that I see as expressing the artist's right-handedness, more broadly his embodiedness, as he wielded his long-handled roller, to transport waves of liquid pigment to the canvas and to influence the pigment in subtle ways so as to produce the final result.
Porac, who refers to lateral preference as a "behavior bias," has sought to explain the right-handed shift with the Right-Sided World hypothesis, which "argues that the cumulative effect of living in a world biased for the convenience of the right-handed majority is an increase in the amount of observed right-handedness over that caused by any [inherent right-bias].