Genetic models for handedness, brain lateralization, schizophrenia, and manic-depression.

@article{Klar1999GeneticMF,
  title={Genetic models for handedness, brain lateralization, schizophrenia, and manic-depression.},
  author={Amar J. S. Klar},
  journal={Schizophrenia research},
  year={1999},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={207-18}
}
There has been a long-standing debate to explain the complex correlation of development of human hand preference with brain lateralization, and occasionally, the correlation of both lateralizations with psychiatric disorders. A major unanswered question in this debate is whether nature (i.e., genetics) or nurture (environment/culture) controls the development of these attributes of human behavior. Simple genetic models have failed to satisfactorily explain the mode of inheritance of psychotic… CONTINUE READING