A female advantage in the serial production of non-representational learned gestures

@article{Chipman2006AFA,
  title={A female advantage in the serial production of non-representational learned gestures},
  author={Karen Chipman and Elizabeth Hampson},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2006},
  volume={44},
  pages={2315-2329}
}
Clinical research has demonstrated a sex difference in the neuroanatomical organization of the limb praxis system. To test for a corresponding sex difference in the functioning of this system, we compared healthy men and women on a gesture production task modeled after those used in apraxia research. In two separate studies, participants were taught to perform nine non-representational gestures in response to computer-generated color cues. After extensive practice with the gestures, the color… CONTINUE READING

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