More than 500,000 years of right-handedness in Europe.

  title={More than 500,000 years of right-handedness in Europe.},
  author={David W Frayer and M. T. Ugidos Lozano and Jos{\'e}-Mar{\'i}a Berm{\'u}dez de Castro and E. Nives Carbonell and Juan Luis Arsuaga and Jakov Radov{\vc}i{\'c} and Ivana Fiore and Luca Bondioli},
  volume={17 1},
Considerable research supports the high frequency of right-handedness in living Homo sapiens, with worldwide rates of approximately nine right- for every one left-hander. Right-handedness appears to be a uniquely human trait, as no other primate species, no matter how proficient in tool use, shows frequencies even close to the strong right bias typical of humans (Cashmore, Uomini, & Chapelain, 2008; McGrew & Marchant 1997; Steele & Uomini, 2009). Here we review our research on human fossils… CONTINUE READING
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