ERIC Number: EJ872236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
Pick a Hand, Any Hand: Mixed-Handedness and Night-Sky Watching in a College Student Sample
Kelly, William E.
College Student Journal, v43 n1 p228-233 Mar 2009
This study explored the relationship between handedness and interest in night-sky watching. University students (N= 128) completed the Edinburgh Handedness Inventory (Oldfield, 1971) and the Noctcaelador Inventory (Kelly, 2004). The findings indicated that mixed-handed participants scored highest on noctcaelador relative to those classified as either left or right-handed. The results and suggestions for future research are discussed.
Descriptors: College Students, Handedness, Astronomy, Measures (Individuals), Self Disclosure (Individuals), Interest Inventories, Student Interests, Schematic Studies, Outdoor Education, Lateral Dominance, Likert Scales
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Edinburgh Handedness Inventory