Is digit ratio ( 2 D : 4 D ) related to systemizing and empathizing ? Evidence from direct finger measurements reported in the BBC internet survey

@inproceedings{Manning2010IsDR,
  title={Is digit ratio ( 2 D : 4 D ) related to systemizing and empathizing ? Evidence from direct finger measurements reported in the BBC internet survey},
  author={John T. Manning and Simon Baron-Cohen and Sally Wheelwright and Bernhard Fink},
  year={2010}
}
0191-8869/$ see front matter 2010 Published by doi:10.1016/j.paid.2010.01.030 * Corresponding author. Address: Department o Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, UK. Tel.: +44 1792 2956 E-mail address: j.manning@swansea.ac.uk (J.T. Ma The ratio of 2nd to 4th digit length (2D:4D), the systemizing quotient (SQ) and the empathizing quotient (EQ) are putative correlates of prenatal testosterone. However, the evidence that 2D:4D is related to SQ or EQ is mixed. Voracek and Dressler (2006) used indirect finger… CONTINUE READING
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