Asymmetrical hand use in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) in tactually and visually regulated tasks.

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Asymmetrical hand use by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) was investigated in a series of tactually and visually guided tasks. The 1st experiment recorded manual preferences of 29 monkeys for solving a haptic discrimination task in a hanging posture. There was a left-hand population bias: 21 monkeys had a left-hand bias, 4 a right-hand bias, and 4 no bias… (More)

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@article{Fagot1991AsymmetricalHU, title={Asymmetrical hand use in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) in tactually and visually regulated tasks.}, author={J Fagot and Christine M Drea and Katrina R. Wallen}, journal={Journal of comparative psychology}, year={1991}, volume={105 3}, pages={260-8} }