Left-Handedness: Behavioral Implications and Anomalies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444884381, 9780080867212

Left-Handedness: Behavioral Implications and Anomalies, Volume 67

1st Edition

Editors: S. Coren
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444884381
eBook ISBN: 9780080867212
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 26th June 1990
Page Count: 571
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Table of Contents

Birth Stress and Intrauterine Factors. Birth Stress and Left-Handedness: The Rare Trait Marker Model (S. Coren and A. Searleman). Non Right-Handedness and the Continuum of Reproductive Casualty (P. Bakan). Left-Handedness and Prenatal Complications (M. Schwartz). Intrauterine Factors in Sinistrality: A Review (M. Habib, F. Touze and A.M. Galaburda). Physiological and Genetic Factors. Laterality in Hemiplegic Children: Implications for the Concept of Pathological Left-Handedness (M. Hiscock and C.K. Hiscock). The Neuroanatomy of Atypical Handedness in Schizophrenia (P. Satz, M.F. Green, S. Ganzell, G. Bartzokis, A. Bledin and J.F. Vaclav). Phenotype in Normal Left-Handers: An Understanding of Phenotype is the Basis for Understanding Mechanism and Inheritance of Handedness (M. Peters). Environmental Factors. Cultural Influences on Handedness: Historical and Contemporary Theory and Evidence (L.J. Harris). Switching Hands: A Place for Left Hand Use in a Right Hand World (C. Porac, L. Rees and T. Buller). Cognitive, Spatial and Language Ability Implications. Mental Retardation and Left-Handedness: Evidence and Theories (M.-E. Pipe). Handedness, Sex, and Spatial Ability (R.S. Lewis and L.J. Harris). Handedness and Its Relationship to Ability and Talent (M.W. O'Boyle and C.P. Benbow). Familial Sinistrality and Cerebral Organization (W.F. McKeever). Psychological and Spatial Implications. Sinistrality and Psychopathology (P. Flor-Henry). Autism and Anomalous Handedness (S.E. Bryson). Left-Handedness and Alcoholism (W.P. London). Left- and Mixed-Handedness and Criminality: Explanations for a Probable Relationship (L. Ellis). Laterality and Longevity: Is Left-Handedness Associated with a Younger Age at Death? (D.F. Halpern and S. Coren). Indexes.


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Birth Stress and Intrauterine Factors. Birth Stress and Left-Handedness: The Rare Trait Marker Model (S. Coren and A. Searleman). Non Right-Handedness and the Continuum of Reproductive Casualty (P. Bakan). Left-Handedness and Prenatal Complications (M. Schwartz). Intrauterine Factors in Sinistrality: A Review (M. Habib, F. Touze and A.M. Galaburda). Physiological and Genetic Factors. Laterality in Hemiplegic Children: Implications for the Concept of Pathological Left-Handedness (M. Hiscock and C.K. Hiscock). The Neuroanatomy of Atypical Handedness in Schizophrenia (P. Satz, M.F. Green, S. Ganzell, G. Bartzokis, A. Bledin and J.F. Vaclav). Phenotype in Normal Left-Handers: An Understanding of Phenotype is the Basis for Understanding Mechanism and Inheritance of Handedness (M. Peters). Environmental Factors. Cultural Influences on Handedness: Historical and Contemporary Theory and Evidence (L.J. Harris). Switching Hands: A Place for Left Hand Use in a Right Hand World (C. Porac, L. Rees and T. Buller). Cognitive, Spatial and Language Ability Implications. Mental Retardation and Left-Handedness: Evidence and Theories (M.-E. Pipe). Handedness, Sex, and Spatial Ability (R.S. Lewis and L.J. Harris). Handedness and Its Relationship to Ability and Talent (M.W. O'Boyle and C.P. Benbow). Familial Sinistrality and Cerebral Organization (W.F. McKeever). Psychological and Spatial Implications. Sinistrality and Psychopathology (P. Flor-Henry). Autism and Anomalous Handedness (S.E. Bryson). Left-Handedness and Alcoholism (W.P. London). Left- and Mixed-Handedness and Criminality: Explanations for a Probable Relationship (L. Ellis). Laterality and Longevity: Is Left-Handedness Associated with a Younger Age at Death? (D.F. Halpern and S. Coren). Indexes.


Details

No. of pages:
571
Language:
English
Copyright:
© North Holland 1990
Published:
Imprint:
North Holland
eBook ISBN:
9780080867212

Reviews

@qu:...essential for people entering the field of handedness and will be of great interest to others. It portrays an accurate picture of the state of handedness research today, blemishes and all. @source:Contemporary Psychology


About the Editors

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