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Why do we have handedness?
« on: 23/02/2016 17:28:50 »
Why aren't all human beings ambidextrous? Is there an evolutionary advantage to handedness?
Asked by David Nicholls

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Diane Simmons

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« Reply #1 on: 19/04/2016 19:17:38 »
I was told by a Neurologist that one side of the brain is usually a bit larger the  other side. When he tested my 9 month old child's brain he stated the only thing he found was her right side brain was a tad larger than the left. He told she would definitely be left handed and she is.  

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