Re: Gender and Cognitive Style (quick supposed correction)

Peter Passaro (
Sun, 22 Nov 1998 08:18:59 -0500

Tim wrote:

> I think it actually owes to Alan Previc.

> >This hypothesis originates with Dr. Bill Calvin who suggests that the
> >reason a mother would want to hold a baby on the left side is because
> >is where the heart is most audible.

Do you have a referrence on this? Calvin explicitly claims this hypothesis as his own, both in his book and in person. I talked with him at the Society for Neuroscience conference in New Orleans a year ago.