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1977

Health and Physical Education

Western Kentucky University

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Laterality: Motor Learning & The Non-Dominant Hand, Rella Nase Jul 1977

Laterality: Motor Learning & The Non-Dominant Hand, Rella Nase

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The cultural design of the United States of America has caught up its left-handed individuals in a righthander's world. Daily the left-hander or sinistral is forced to cope with problems which present themselves only to sinistrals, posing no difficulty to right-handers or dextrals. It was the intention of this investigation to determine whether, as a result of this emphasis on dextrality training, sinistrals could more quickly learn motor tasks with the non -dominant hand than could dextrals.

The hypothesis upon which the investigation was founded was stated in null form: no significant difference exists between motor learning displayed by ...