Human handedness: is there a difference in the independence of the digits on the preferred and non-preferred hands?


In non-human primates, comparative studies show that greater dexterity is associated with greater independent control over the digits. Studies of humans, however, show no difference in the degree of independent control of single digits on the more dexterous preferred hand and its less dexterous partner. We wondered whether there might be a difference in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00221-003-1783-z


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