handedness

Individuals who have slender lower faces are 25 percent more likely to be left-handed, according to a study published this week by a dentistry researcher from the University of Washington. The surprising finding came from three surveys comprising 13,536 people in the United States. People having slender jaws commonly have a lower jaw that bites… Read more

The old saying “the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing” might not be as accurate as you think, according to researchers at Tel-Aviv University. Their study found that when people practiced finger movements with their right hand while watching their left hand on 3D virtual reality headsets, they could use their… Read more

As children grow older, they tend to favor one hand over the other for certain tasks, particularly for writing or drawing. A child’s “handedness” is generally categorised as right, left or mixed, and tends to settle around the same time they acquire language – about four-years-old. It remains a persistent characteristic throughout our life. We… Read more