Researchers have found the earliest evidence to date of right handedness in fossil records dating back 1.8 million years.
A new study reveals why we have a lateral preference when it comes to displaying social emotions. Researchers say that while handedness plays a part in why we prefer to hug or kiss on one side, emotional content also plays a role.
A new study reveals why most people prefer to cradle a baby on the left side.
The preference to use one hand over the other is already defined by the 18th week of gestation, a new study reports.
Astros and Dodgers players take note, your batting hand may determine your success in a game. Researchers report baseball players who throw and bat left-handed should have a batting advantage as they have less neurological hemispheric lateralization than right handers.
A new study debunks the popular myth that handedness plays a role in the lateralization of number processing in the brain. The study revealed, regardless of which is your dominant hand, the brain's location for number processing is the same.
Researchers suggest that, regardless of where we are from in the world, humans are hardwired to lean to the right when kissing a romantic partner. The findings could have wider implications for neuroscience and cognitive sciences, the researchers report.
While many associate left handed people with being more gifted musicians and artists, a new study reveals left handers often outperform their right handed peers in difficult problem solving tasks.
Researchers look at the myths and the facts about left-handedness.
Researchers report genes that exhibit the greatest left-right differences in embryos are also implicated in an increased risk of developing schizophrenia.