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Right Hand, Left Hand

The Origins of Asymmetry in Brains, Bodies, Atoms and Cultures

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$31.00 • £24.95 • €28.00

ISBN 9780674016132

Publication Date: 10/25/2004

Short

432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

50 halftones; 73 line illustrations, 9 tables

United States and its dependencies only

Chris McManus is Professor of Psychology and Medical Education at University College London and co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook of Psychology, Health, and Medicine and the journal Laterality.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2003 Aventis Prize for Best Book in Popular Science Writing, Royal Society, U.K. National Academy of Science, and the Aventis Foundation
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