Laterality of cradling in relation to perception and expression of facial affect.

@article{Lucas1993LateralityOC,
  title={Laterality of cradling in relation to perception and expression of facial affect.},
  author={Mr. A. Lucas and Oliver H. Turnbull and K L Kaplan-Solms},
  journal={The Journal of genetic psychology},
  year={1993},
  volume={154 3},
  pages={347-52}
}
A dominant leftward cradling bias has been observed in women in non feeding interaction with infants. Reasons for this behavior have been sought in behavioral asymmetries, but none have sufficiently justified the presence of this leftward pattern. Recently, the cradling bias has been linked to affective processing, considered to be a specialized function of the nondominant (right) hemisphere (Manning & Chamberlain, 1990). This study investigates Manning and Chamberlain's (1990) suggestions that… CONTINUE READING

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