Links & Resources | Left vs Right Handedness
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Links & Resources | Left vs Right Handedness


Dr. Stephen Christman in the UT Department of Psychology, has been studying “handedness” in humans. His research primarily focuses on cognitive differences as a function of an individual's degree of handedness. Mixed-handedness, that is, persons who use both left and right hands may have more interaction between the hemispheres of the brain. Dr. Christman has used this research to see how handedness affects beliefs, attitudes, memory, even eating disorders.

Here’s an eye-opening story about Dr. Christman’s research:

Christman has studied how presidential candidates’ handedness may affect their leadership styles!