Handedness, Sexual Orientation, and Gender-Related Personality Traits in Men and Women

  title={Handedness, Sexual Orientation, and Gender-Related Personality Traits in Men and Women},
  author={R. Lippa},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • R. Lippa
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • This study assessed large numbers of heterosexual and homosexual men and women on handedness and gender-related personality traits. Initial analyses employed a dichotomous measure of handedness (right-handed vs. non–right-handed). For men and women combined, homosexual participants had 50% greater odds of being non–right-handed than heterosexual participants, a statistically significant difference. Homosexual men had 82% greater odds of being non–right-handed than heterosexual men, a… CONTINUE READING
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