Re: Gender and Cognitive Style

Patrick Wilken (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 11:06:30 +1100

At 5:07 AM 22-11-98, Michael Lorrey wrote:
>Patrick Wilken wrote:
>>It has nothing to do with handness (lefthanders show the
>> same bias)
>would want to hold an infant on the left to leave the right hand free to hold a
>rock, spear, or other weapon. I would venture to guess that the vast majority
>of people and apes will hold a baby on the non-dominant side to leave the
>dominant hand free, whether the individual is right or left handed.


If that were the case why would lefthanders show exactly the same bias??

best, patrick

Patrick Wilken          
Editor:     PSYCHE: An International Journal of Research on Consciousness
Secretary:      The Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness