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Lefthanders Websites

About being left-handed, people who are left-handed, and handedness in general. Sites offering products designed for use by the left-handed are listed in Shopping/Niche/Left-Handed_Products/.
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Primate Handedness and Brain Lateralization Research

At Indiana University (M.K. Holder, Ph.D.). You can participate in the study by filling out an online questionnaire. Site also has links to information (both serious and fun) of interest to left-handers.
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Gauche! Left-Handers in Society

A resource guide and forum. Left-handers speak to parents, teachers, employers, physicians, and others.
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The Lefthanded Liberation Front

Site has webforum, merchandise for sale, humor, and other material.
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Left-Handed Writers Page

Article about left-handed writing with fountain pens, including advice on nib selection. Photographs show different hand positions lefties write in, with special advice for each.
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Famous Left-Handers

Long list of left-handed actors, artists, authors, musicians, athletes, politicians, U.S. presidents, and historical figures.
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LEFTovers

List of lefthanded Canadians. Also contains left-handed stores in Canada.
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Neuroscience for Kids - Sidedness

Educational website about laterality. Includes tests for handedness, footedness, eyedness, and earedness.
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Left Is Right

Promotes a book described as a survival guide for living lefty in a right-handed world. Includes some information about handedness and famous lefties.
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Trends in Japan: Rise Up, Ye Southpaws

Article discusses the increased acceptance of lefthandedness in Japan.
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The Left Hand Path

Speculations on how left-handedness came to be associated with satanism in western mythology.
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Left-handedness

A modern Islamic perspective on being left-handed.
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Left Handers Day

Left Handers Day is on 13 August. Information about handedness, fun facts, games and quizzes.
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Gaskell Guitars

Australian company that makes only left hand guitars of models not available in left hand option by original manufacturers. Model photos and descriptions, where to buy, and other details.
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Handedness Research Institute

Advances the scientific understanding of handedness (left-handed, right-handed and mixed manual preferences) and helps alleviate the social and educational discrimination of left-handers worldwide through research and education.
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Calligraphy and Lettering Arts Society

"If you are left handed, do not despair." Advice for left-handers who want to learn calligraphy.
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Creation of the Sinister: Biological Contributions to Left-handedness

Critique of the Geschwind-Behan-Galaburda (GBG) Theory of Left-Handedness and other theories that associate lefthandedness with developmental disorders. Published in the Harvard undergraduate neuroscience journal, Brain.
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Alt.lefthanders Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Usenet FAQ. Includes questions such as: What does being "left-handed" or "ambidextrous" mean? Is lefthandedness inherited? Are lefthanders naturally clumsy? Do Lefties make better athletes?
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Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition

Scientific journal publishing research on the psychological, behavioural and neurological aspects of lateralisation, including handedness. Online tables of contents, abstracts, instructions to authors, and other information.
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Scientific American: Ask the Experts: Biology

M.K. Holder answers the questions: "Do scientists understand why there are so many more right-handers than left-handers? Do other primates show a similar tendency to favor one hand over the other?"
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The Lefthanded Universe

Interesting facts and ideas about lefthandedness. [English, Dutch, German]
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Crochet Lessons for Left-Handers

Instructions, with helpful diagrams.
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The Left-Handed Child in a Right-Handed World

Advice on determining hand dominance and on dealing with handwriting problems often encountered in left-handers.
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Left-handers Club of Ireland

Short newsletter, products for sale, and other information.
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