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 OJMP  Vol.2 No.4 , October 2013
Strength, But Not Direction, of Handedness Is Related to Height
Abstract: Left-handers are reputed to be shorter than right-handers. However, previous research has confounded handedness direction (left-versus right-handedness) with handedness strength (consistency with which one hand is chosen across a variety of tasks; consistent-versus inconsistent-handedness). Here, we support a relationship between handedness strength, but not direction, and stature, with increasing inconsistent-handedness associated with increasing self-reported height.
Cite this paper: R. E. Propper, T. T. Brunye, K. Hrank and S. E. McGraw, "Strength, But Not Direction, of Handedness Is Related to Height," Open Journal of Medical Psychology, Vol. 2 No. 4, 2013, pp. 166-167. doi: 10.4236/ojmp.2013.24025.
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