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Title Handedness : theories, genetics, and psychology / James Dunham and Todd Davenport, editors.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, Inc., [2012]

Series Neuroscience research progress
Neuroscience research progress.
Subject Left- and right-handedness.
Alt Name Dunham, James, 1962-
Davenport, Todd.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents 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 ImplicationsNeurological, 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 TheoriesDevelopmental 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 SpecializationV. 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. Results3.1. 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.
ISBN 9781614705185 epub
1614705186
9781614705024 hardcover : alk. paper
161470502X
OCLC # 834143284
Additional Format Print version: Handedness 9781614705024 (hardcover : alk. paper) (DLC) 2011023190



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