The Left-hander Syndrome

The Left-hander Syndrome

The Causes and Consequences of Left-handedness

Book - 1993
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"If you are among the 10 percent of people who happen to be left-handed, you've had to endure such derisive terms as 'gauche' and 'a left-handed compliment.' At school you may have been forced to write with your right hand. And in another century your proclivity might have gotten you accused of witchcraft. Any left-handed person, or the spouse, parent, or friend of one, will be captivated by this essential and eye-opening book. With bracing wit and a flawless command of current research, psychologist Stanley Coren answers such questions as: Is left-handedness acquired genetically or socially? Are southpaws more creative than their right-handed fellows? Why do left-handers seem to die younger than right-handers? What can left-handers do to counteract the perils and prejudices that confront them in a world that leans to the right?"--Publisher's description.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1993
Edition: First Vintage Books edition
ISBN: 9780679744689
Branch Call Number: 152.335 COREN
Characteristics: x, 317 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm


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