Disambiguation: Handedness

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at a glance Handedness
About 93% of the human population is right-handed; left-handedness is higher among younger age groups than in the older age groups indicating greater longevity of right-handed individuals. Right-handedness most frequently is associated with clockwise orientation of the hair whorls on the scalp. Lefties...
at a glance Handedness
The tendency to prefer using one hand and not the other for a particular task or set of similar tasks. Motor Cortex - Hand Movements and Plasticity...
at a glance Handedness
Chirality...
fundamentals Handedness
Laterality Handedness is the preferential use of, or superior performance with, one hand for the completion of manual tasks. The manifestation of motor asymmetry is easily observed in one's preference for and/or the superior skill with which one carries out unilateral manual tasks such as writing or...
fundamentals Handedness
Handedness; Hand preference; Motor lateralization Handedness , or motor lateralization, can be defined in a number of ways. In general, it refers to the tendency to prefer one arm for performance of many common tasks, such as writing, throwing, and cutting with scissors. The most common method to assess...