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Author Ittyerah, Miriam, author

Title Hand preference and hand ability : evidence from studies in haptic cognition / Miriam Ittyerah, Institute of Communicative and Cognitive Neuroscience, India
Published Amsterdam : John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2013
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Series Advances in interaction studies, 1879-873X ; Volume 5
Advances in interaction studies ; v 5
Summary This volume adds new dimension and organization to the literature of touch and the hand, covering a diversity of topics surrounding the perception and cognition of touch in relation to the hand. No animal species compare to humans with regard to the haptic (or touch) sense, so unlike visual or auditory cognition, we know little about such haptic cognition. We do know that motor skills play a major role in haptics, but senses like vision do not determine hand preference or hand ability. It seems also that the potential ability to perform a task may be present in both hands and evidence indicate
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hand.
Left- and right-handedness.
Touch.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1299834663 (ebk)
902727164X (electronic bk.)
9781299834668 (ebk)
9789027271648 (electronic bk.)