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Are people right handed/left handed by nature or is that cultivated over time?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Genetics

People are right handed left handed by birth.
Attempts to change left handed people to right handedness failed miserably when it was tried.

In brief: Genetics

People are right handed left handed by birth.
Attempts to change left handed people to right handedness failed miserably when it was tried.
Dr. Lori Semel
Dr. Lori Semel
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: By nature

It is based on brain hemisphere dominance with the opposite side being dominant.
With this being said specific skills can be taught and mastered on the opposite side in childhood.

In brief: By nature

It is based on brain hemisphere dominance with the opposite side being dominant.
With this being said specific skills can be taught and mastered on the opposite side in childhood.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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