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Author Dunham, James
Title Handedness : Theories, Genetics and Psychology
Imprint Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Descript 1 online resource (191 pages)
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Series Neuroscience Research Progress
Neuroscience Research Progress
Note Intro -- HANDEDNESS: THEORIES, GENETICS AND PSYCHOLOGY -- HANDEDNESS: THEORIES, GENETICS AND PSYCHOLOGY -- Contents -- Preface -- The Significance of Knot-tying Habits in Handedness Research and Forensic Science -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Some Preliminaries: Knot Nomenclature and Concepts -- Manual Laterality: Historical Perspectives -- Anthropological and Historical Overview -- Early Theories -- Structural Asymmetry -- Positional Asymmetry -- Pathological Left-Handedness -- Cultural Conditioning -- Hand Posture in Writing -- Genetics and Heredity versus Environmental Theories -- Developmental Psychology and Learning Implications -- Neurological, Molecular and Brain-Scan Research -- Recent Research -- The Challenge of Measuring Handedness -- Investigations of Knot-Tying Habits -- Researching Knot-Tying Behaviour -- Forensic Science Applications -- Linking Knot-Tying Habits to Handedness: Speculations and Further Research -- Conclusion -- References -- A Brief History of Handedness Research -- Abstract -- Anthropological and Historical Overview -- Early Theories -- Structural Asymmetry -- Positional Asymmetry -- Pathological Left-Handedness -- Cultural Conditioning -- Hand Posture in Writing -- Genetics and Heredityversus Environmental Theories -- Developmental Psychology and Learning Implications -- The Challenge of Measuring Handedness -- Recent Research -- References -- Manual Laterality and Hemispheric Specialization for Language: A Review from Ancient Theories to Current Facts -- Abstract -- Introduction -- I. Exploring the Relation between Handedness and Hemispheric Specialization for Language -- II. Methodological Issues: Definition and Assessment of Handedness, Manual Specialization, and Cerebral Specialization -- III. Gender and Handedness -- IV. Developmental Aspects in Handedness and Cerebral Specialization
V. Pathology Related Issues -- Conclusion -- References -- Handedness and Mental Rotation -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Mental Rotation Task of Three-dimensional Objects -- Cerebral Activation during Mental Rotation Tasks of Three-dimensional Objects -- Mental Rotation Task of Hand Pictures -- Cerebral Activation during Mental Rotation Tasks of Hand Pictures -- Clinical Applicability of Mental Rotation Tasks -- References -- Left, Right, Hand ̀n Space -- Abstract -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Method -- 2.1. Participants -- 2.2. Materials and Procedures -- 3. Results -- 3.1. Hand Preference -- 3.2. Finger Tapping -- 3.2.1. Uni-manual Performance -- 3.2.2. Bimanual Performance -- Discussion -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Electrostimulation Mapping and Language Lateralization in the Right Hemisphere -- Abstract -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Methods -- Patients -- Pre- and Postoperative Assessments -- Stimulation Mapping -- Results -- Handedness -- Stimulation Maps -- Relationship between Handedness and Stimulation Maps -- Postoperative Assessments -- Discussion -- Handedness, Functional Imaging, and Language Lateralization -- Handedness and Stimulation Mapping Studies of the Right Hemisphere -- Stimulation Mapping Studies of the Right "Nondominant" Hemisphere -- Limitations -- Conclusion -- References -- Handedness, Achievement in Sport and Boxing* -- Abstract -- Handedness -- Handedness and Motor Abilities -- Hand Preference and Hand Skill -- Left-Handedness and Success in Sport -- Left-Handedness and Boxing -- References -- Handedness of Children Determines Preferential Facial and Eye Movements Related to Hemispheric Specialization* -- Abstract -- Background -- Methods -- Results -- Introduction -- Methods -- Subjects -- Procedures -- Statistical Analysis -- Results -- Discussion -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Index
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Link Print version: Dunham, James Handedness: Theories, Genetics and Psychology Hauppauge : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated,c2012 9781614705024
Subject Left- and right-handedness
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Alt Author Davenport, Todd
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