Does hand proficiency determine hand preference?

  title={Does hand proficiency determine hand preference?},
  author={Dorothy V M Bishop},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  volume={80 ( Pt 2)},
There is debate in the handedness literature over proficiency and preference measures are indicators of common underlying factors, or separate dimensions of behavior with different causes. It has been argued that hand preference has different origins from hand proficiency on the grounds that (i) the two types of measure are imperfectly correlated and (ii) distributions of relative hand proficiency are normal or nearly so, whereas distributions of hand preference are J-shaped. A model is… CONTINUE READING

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