Handedness: A Behavioral Laterality Manifestation

Because we are, respectively, a psychologist and a geneticist, though only one of us is a lefthander, we view handedness as an adapted and adaptive behavioral phenotype. Handbook utilizers are referred to relevant chapters herein by Neal, Cherny, Posthuma, Ulbricht, and Neiderhiser covering:

Biometrical Models

QTL Methodology

Multivariate Analysis

Genotype–Environment Interaction


Left Hemisphere Twin Pair Situs Inversus Behavior Genetic Early Hominid 
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyMercy CollegeDobbs FerryUSA
  2. 2.School of Natural and Social SciencesPurchase College, State University of New YorkPurchaseUSA

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