Left-Handedness *An abridged form of a paper read before the Ranchi Medical Society on 2nd August, 1924.

Abstract

an investigation by Hugh Gordon in the elementary schools in Middlesex and London, he found the following:?Out of 3,298 pupils examined, he found 241, that is to say 7.3 per cent, left-handed; whilst in the mental defective schools, out of 4,620 students 843, that is to say, 18.2 per cent, were found left-handed. There appear, therefore, to be more than two and a half times as many left-handed children in mentally defective schools as in ordinary schools. Ballard2 notices a higher percentage of left-handed children in mental defective schools than in ordinary elementary schools, i.e., 6.5 per cent, against 4.1 per cent.; whilst

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@inproceedings{Das2016LeftHandednessA, title={Left-Handedness *An abridged form of a paper read before the Ranchi Medical Society on 2nd August, 1924. }, author={Prakash Chandra Das}, year={2016} }