The fighting hypothesis in combat: how well does the fighting hypothesis explain human left-handed minorities?

Abstract

The strong population bias in hand preference in favor of right-handedness seems to be a typical human trait. An elegant evolutionary hypothesis explaining this trait is the so-called fighting hypothesis that postulates that left-handedness is under frequency-dependent selection. The fighting hypothesis assumes that left-handers, being in the minority… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/nyas.12164

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