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Creation of the Sinister: Biological Contributions to Left-handedness

Creation of the Sinister: Biological Contributions to Left-handedness

by Monica Watkins We live in a right-handed world. Left-handedness has been, and in some cases still is, considered an inconvenience, a bad habit, or a symbol of the “sinister”. Studies still attempt to link left-handers with socially undesirable behaviors, such as psychosis or criminal activity. The social implications of these stigmas are immense. “Left-handers may be one of the last unorganized minorities in our society, with no collective power and no real sense of common identity,” says Stanley Coren…

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