Handedness for Unimanual Grasping in 564 Great Apes: The Effect on Grip Morphology and a Comparison with Hand Use for a Bimanual Coordinated Task

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A number of factors have been proposed to influence within and between species variation in handedness in non-human primates. In the initial study, we assessed the influence of grip morphology on hand use for simple reaching in a sample of 564 great apes including 49 orangutans Pongo pygmaeus, 66 gorillas Gorilla gorilla, 354 chimpanzees Pan troglodytes and… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01794

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@article{Meguerditchian2015HandednessFU, title={Handedness for Unimanual Grasping in 564 Great Apes: The Effect on Grip Morphology and a Comparison with Hand Use for a Bimanual Coordinated Task}, author={Adrien Meguerditchian and Kimberley A. Phillips and Amandine S. Chapelain and Lindsay Marie Mahovetz and Scott Milne and Tara S. Stoinski and Amanda E. Bania and Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf and Jennifer A. Schaeffer and Jamie L. Russell and William D. Hopkins}, journal={Frontiers in psychology}, year={2015}, volume={6}, pages={1794} }