Handedness in women with intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol

  title={Handedness in women with intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol},
  author={S. Schachter},
  • S. Schachter
  • Published 1994
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropsychologia
  • Completed forms containing the Edinburgh handedness inventory were received from 77 women exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES) in utero. Laterality scores (LSs; range: -100 to +100) were calculated for each respondent based on the handedness inventory and were compared with LSs from 514 female controls. The handedness distribution in the DES daughters was significantly shifted away from strong righthandedness compared with the handedness distribution in the controls (chi-square = 22.0, P < 0… CONTINUE READING
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