Note on hand use in the manipulation of joysticks by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).

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In a recent article MacNeilage, Studdert-Kennedy, and Lindblom (1987) proposed that nonhuman primate handedness may be contingent on the specific task requirements with visual-spatial tasks yielding left-hand preferences and fine motor tasks producing right-hand preferences. This study reports hand preferences in the manipulation of joysticks by 2 rhesus… (More)

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@article{Hopkins1989NoteOH, title={Note on hand use in the manipulation of joysticks by rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) and chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).}, author={William D. Hopkins and David A. Washburn and Duane M. Rumbaugh}, journal={Journal of comparative psychology}, year={1989}, volume={103 1}, pages={91-4} }