Normative Data on Hand Position During Writing

Stanley Coren, Clare Porac

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It has been suggested that inverted versus upright handwriting position is an indicator of cerebral lateralization and the pattern of neuromotor control. Normative data on the prevalence of these handwriting positions was collected from 1758 subjects ranging in age from 10 to 75 years. Both age and sex differences in the prevalence of inverted handwriting positions were found.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)679-682
Number of pages4
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1979


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Neuropsychology and Physiological Psychology
  • Experimental and Cognitive Psychology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

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