Relationships between hand laterality and verbal and spatial skills in 436 healthy adults balanced for handedness.

@article{Mellet2014RelationshipsBH,
  title={Relationships between hand laterality and verbal and spatial skills in 436 healthy adults balanced for handedness.},
  author={Emmanuel Mellet and Gael Jobard and Laure Zago and Fabrice Crivello and Laurent Petit and Marc Joliot and Bernard Mazoyer and Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer},
  journal={Laterality},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={383-404}
}
The relationship between manual laterality and cognitive skills remains highly controversial. Some studies have reported that strongly lateralised participants had higher cognitive performance in verbal and visuo-spatial domains compared to non-lateralised participants; however, others found the opposite. Moreover, some have suggested that familial sinistrality and sex might interact with individual laterality factors to alter cognitive skills. The present study addressed these issues in 237… CONTINUE READING
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