Handedness, criminality, and sexual offending

@article{Bogaert2001HandednessCA,
  title={Handedness, criminality, and sexual offending},
  author={A. Bogaert},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2001},
  volume={39},
  pages={465-469}
}
  • A. Bogaert
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
A very large database was used to investigate whether men with a history of criminality and/or sexual offending have a higher incidence of nonright-handedness (NRH) relative to a control sample of nonoffender men. The sample (N>8000) comprised interviews by investigators at the Kinsey Institute for Sex and Reproduction in Indiana. The general offender group and a subsample of sex offenders (e.g. pedophiles) had a significantly higher rate of NRH relative to the control (nonoffender) men. In… Expand

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