Indiwar Misra

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This study examines the (a) lifespan trends, (b) theoretical propositions, (c) factor structure, and (d) congruency among different forms of side bias in an Indian sample (N=3474) using the preference measure of handedness, footedness, eyedness, and earedness. An increase in dextral preference was found in all indices of side bias with increasing age. There(More)
Side dominance (upper and lower extremities, visual and auditory dominance) of 3,474 subjects of different age groups (9-83 years) was assessed using a 22-item questionnaire. Data were analyzed using a trichotomous (left, mixed, and right) association analysis among indices of side dominance. The contingency coefficients showed significantly high(More)
This study examines the patterns of hand preference and unintentional injuries of attempted hand switchers and hand non-switchers. Data were collected from 3698 participants in Kharagpur, India, on measures of hand preference, hand switching, and unintentional injuries. The direction of left- or right-handedness was on the basis of hand used for the item(More)
Previous research has shown a positive association between unintentional injury liability and non-right-handedness (especially mixed-handedness). Research has also shown neuroticism to be one of the main predictors of unintentional injuries. In the present study we investigated the relationship of the three variables--frequency of unintentional injuries,(More)
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