Language lateralization and handedness in women prenatally exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES)

@article{Smith2000LanguageLA,
  title={Language lateralization and handedness in women prenatally exposed to diethylstilbestrol (DES)},
  author={L. L. Smith and M. Hines},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2000},
  volume={25},
  pages={497-512}
}
  • L. L. Smith, M. Hines
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychoneuroendocrinology
  • Hand preferences and language lateralization were assessed in women exposed prenatally to the synthetic estrogen, diethylstilbestrol (DES), and in their unexposed sisters. The DES-exposed women showed an increased degree of hand preference (regardless of direction) and were more likely to be left handed for writing. However, the groups did not differ significantly on a dichotic listening measure of language lateralization. Perhaps as a result of the alterations in hand preferences, the typical… CONTINUE READING
    80 Citations
    Androgenic influences on neural asymmetry: Handedness and language lateralization in individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    • 56
    • Highly Influenced
    Salivary testosterone levels are unrelated to handedness or cerebral lateralization for language
    • 11
    Salivary testosterone is related to both handedness and degree of linguistic lateralization in normal women
    • 36
    • PDF
    Sex differences in handedness, asymmetry of the Planum Temporale and functional language lateralization
    • 207
    • PDF
    Handedness and Time to Pregnancy
    • 6

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 69 REFERENCES
    Handedness and other laterality indices in women prenatally exposed to DES.
    • 40
    Handedness in women with intrauterine exposure to diethylstilbestrol
    • 42
    Functional cerebral asymmetry and sexual orientation in men and women.
    • 35