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Population genetic analysis of human hand preference: Evidence for generation differences, familial resemblance, and maternal effects

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Hand preference data were collected from 2818 subjects in 616 families using an adapted version of the Edinburgh Inventory. Population genetic analysis of these data and those from previous population studies, altogether encompassing 38,505 subjects in 8572 families, reveals evidence for generation differences, familial resemblance, and maternal effects.

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McGee, M.G., Cozad, T. Population genetic analysis of human hand preference: Evidence for generation differences, familial resemblance, and maternal effects. Behav Genet 10, 263–275 (1980).

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