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ERIC Number: EJ168561
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Publication Date: 1977
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Fifty Centuries of Right-Handedness: The Historical Record
Science, 198, 4317, 631-632, Nov 77
Surveys 5,000 years of artworks, encompassing 1,180 scorable instances of unimanual tool or weapon usage. No systematic trends in hand usage were revealed. Right hand use averaged 93 percent of all cases regardless of which historical era or geographic region was assessed. (SL)
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