Hand preference predicts reactions to novel foods and predators in marmosets (Callithrix geoffroyi).

@article{Braccini2009HandPP,
  title={Hand preference predicts reactions to novel foods and predators in marmosets (Callithrix geoffroyi).},
  author={Stephanie N. Braccini and Nancy G. Caine},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 1},
  pages={18-25}
}
In chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus), left-handed individuals are less likely than right-handed individuals to explore new objects and situations, suggesting a relationship between the hemispheric specialization of emotional states and motor function. To further explore this relationship and to test the hypothesis that fearfulness is related to hand preference, we assessed willingness to approach, sniff, and taste novel foods, and the duration of freeze… CONTINUE READING