Cognitive ability and continuous measures of relative hand-skill : a note

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Title: Cognitive ability and continuous measures of relative hand-skill : a note
Authors: Denny, Kevin
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1132
Date: 4-Feb-2008
Abstract: This note re-examines a finding by Crow et al. (1998) that equal skill of right and left hands is associated with deficits in cognitive ability. This is consistent with the idea that failure to develop dominance of one hemisphere is associated with various pathologies such as learning difficulties. Using the same data source but utilising additional data, evidence is found of a more complex relationship between cognitive ability and relative hand skill.
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. Geary Institute
Copyright (published version): 2008, Geary Institute
Subject LCSH: Cognition
Laterality
Left- and right-handedness
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Geary Institute Working Papers
Economics Research Collection

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