Cognitive ability and continuous measures of relative hand-skill. a note
AbstractThis 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.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Geary Institute, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 200805.
Length: 13 pages
Date of creation: 04 Feb 2008
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2008-05-31 (All new papers)
- NEP-CBE-2008-05-31 (Cognitive & Behavioural Economics)
- NEP-LAB-2008-05-31 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-NEU-2008-05-31 (Neuroeconomics)
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