Left or Right Handedness Might Be Genetic

Left or Right Handedness Might Be Genetic

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Left or Right Handedness Might Be Genetic

Somewhere between 5 and 20 percent of the world’s population is left-handed, so most people are right hand dominant, but there is no scientific explanation for why this is the case. A new study from researchers at the University of Oxford in England shows that one of the factors behind which hand is dominant might be genetic.

Have you ever wondered why some people are left handed and others are right handed?

Somewhere between 5 and 20 percent of the world’s population is left-handed, so most people are right hand dominant, but there is no scientific explanation for why this is the case.

A new study from researchers at the University of Oxford in England shows that one of the factors behind which hand is dominant might be genetic.

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  • www.nature.com   Handedness equals hairstyle : Nature News

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  • psychology.wikia.com   Handedness - Psychology Wiki - Wikia

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  • www.ox.ac.uk   Genes linked to being right or left handed identified ...

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  • en.wikipedia.org   Cross-dominance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  • www.huffingtonpost.com   Are You Right- Or Left-Handed? It Could Be Genetic

    LiveScience reported on a study that came out last year suggesting a more evolutionary reason for handedness, particularly why left-handed ... in a right-handed majority." Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day. Newsletters may offer ...

    The Huffington Post   •   4 years ago

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/14/right-left-handed-genetic-gene-variations_n_3909409.html

  • www.science20.com   Being Left Or Right Handed May Not Have A Strong Genetic Factor

    Credit and link: University of Nottingham Armour, Professor of Human Genetics at The University of Nottingham, said, "There should be a detectable shift between right and left handed people because modern methods for typing genetic variation cover nearly ...

    Science 2.0   •   4 years ago

    http://www.science20.com/news_articles/being_left_or_right_handed_may_not_have_strong_genetic_factor-121544

  • www.inquisitr.com   Handedness Not Genetic: Right-Handed Versus Left-Handed Not Determined By Genes

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    James Johnson   •   The Inquisitr   •   4 years ago

    http://www.inquisitr.com/981915/handedness-not-genetic/

  • www.smithsonianmag.com   Why Are Some People Left-Handed?

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    Smithsonian.com   •   4 years ago

    http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-are-some-people-left-handed-6556937/

  • medicalxpress.com   What makes us left or right handed? New study rules out strong genetic factors

    But why exactly someone is left or right handed remains unclear. New research from The University of Nottingham's Professor John Armour and Dr Angus Davison, in collaboration with UCL's Professor Chris McManus, has ruled out a 'strong genetic …

    Medical Xpress   •   4 years ago

    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-10-left-strong-genetic-factors.html

  • ww2.kqed.org   Why Are So Many People Right-Handed? Genetic Research May Hold The Clues

    And besides, handedness isn’t even mostly genetic! We may never be able to simply look at someone ... As you can tell, even two left-handed parents have a right-handed child more often than not. Whatever genes are involved, they are not something ...

    ww2.kqed.org   •   4 years ago

    http://ww2.kqed.org/science/2013/09/23/why-are-so-many-people-right-handed-genetic-research-may-hold-the-clues/

  • healthland.time.com   Left-Handed? That May Have Happened in the Womb

    According to conventional wisdom, babies are born with the ability to be right or left handed. But it turns ... bolster the argument for a genetic component to handedness, the researchers stress that genes may only be part of what determines right- or ...

    Alexandra Sifferlin   •   Time   •   4 years ago

    http://healthland.time.com/2013/09/12/first-genes-tied-to-left-or-right-handedness/

  • www.upi.com   Genetic link to being left-handed or right-handed discounted

    Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Why exactly someone is left- or right-handed remains unclear, but scientists in Britain say they've ruled out genetics as having any significant role. A study of the genome of 4,000 twins failed to find a strong genetic factor in ...

    United Press International   •   4 years ago

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    Design&Trend   •   3 years ago

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  • en.wikipedia.org   Handedness - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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  • www.youtube.com   Left or Right Handedness Might Be Genetic - …

    Somewhere between 5 and 20 percent of the world's population is left-handed, so most people are right hand dominant, but there is no scientific explanation ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YyevbSIDMNo

  • www.inquisitr.com   Handedness Not Genetic: Right-Handed Versus Left …

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    http://www.inquisitr.com/981915/handedness-not-genetic/

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