Dermatoglyphics, Handedness, Sex, and Sexual Orientation

@article{Mustanski2002DermatoglyphicsHS,
  title={Dermatoglyphics, Handedness, Sex, and Sexual Orientation},
  author={B. Mustanski and J. M. Bailey and S. Kaspar},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={113-122}
}
  • B. Mustanski, J. M. Bailey, S. Kaspar
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • Both handedness and dermatoglyphic asymmetry reflect early, prenatal influences and both have been reported to be associated with male sexual orientation; handedness has been related to female sexual orientation as well. Neurohormonal and developmental perturbation are two competing hypothesis that attempt to explain these connections. We attempted to replicate these associations and to extend dermatoglyphic asymmetry findings to women. Dermatoglyphic directional asymmetry and fluctuating… CONTINUE READING
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