Handedness, criminality, and sexual offending

  title={Handedness, criminality, and sexual offending},
  author={A. F. Bogaert},
  • A. F. Bogaert
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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