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The Resource Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures, Chris McManus

Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures, Chris McManus

Label
Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures
Title
Right hand, left hand
Title remainder
the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures
Statement of responsibility
Chris McManus
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Seeks to explore the nature of left- and right-handedness in nature and history, addressing such topics as the cognitive differences of left-handed people, the reason Arabic and Hebrew writing goes from right to left, and the reason tornadoes spin according to their hemispheres. (Science & Mathematics)
Award
Royal Society General Prizes for Science Books, 2003.
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166443
Cataloging source
DLC
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McManus, I. C
Dewey number
152.335
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Laterality
  • Cerebral dominance
  • Left- and right-handedness
  • Dominance, Cerebral
  • Functional Laterality
  • Cerebral dominance
  • Laterality
  • Left- and right-handedness
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures
Label
Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures, Chris McManus
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Kleiz, drept, luft, zeso, lijevi, prawy
  • 5.
  • The heart of the dragon
  • 6.
  • The toad, ugly and venomous
  • 7.
  • The dexterous and the gauche
  • 8.
  • The left brain, the right brain, and the whole brain
  • List of figures
  • 9.
  • Ehud, son of Gera
  • 10. t Three men went to mow
  • 11.
  • Keggie-hander
  • 12.
  • Vulgar errors
  • 13.
  • The handedness of Muppets
  • 14.
  • List of tables
  • Man is all symmetrie
  • 15.
  • The world, the small, the great
  • Noes
  • Picture and text credits
  • Index
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Dr Watson's problem
  • 2. Death and the right hand
  • 3. On the left bank
Control code
ocm49283836
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 412 pages
Isbn
9780674009530
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2002017275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)49283836
Label
Right hand, left hand : the origins of asymmetry in brains, bodies, atoms, and cultures, Chris McManus
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 4.
  • Kleiz, drept, luft, zeso, lijevi, prawy
  • 5.
  • The heart of the dragon
  • 6.
  • The toad, ugly and venomous
  • 7.
  • The dexterous and the gauche
  • 8.
  • The left brain, the right brain, and the whole brain
  • List of figures
  • 9.
  • Ehud, son of Gera
  • 10. t Three men went to mow
  • 11.
  • Keggie-hander
  • 12.
  • Vulgar errors
  • 13.
  • The handedness of Muppets
  • 14.
  • List of tables
  • Man is all symmetrie
  • 15.
  • The world, the small, the great
  • Noes
  • Picture and text credits
  • Index
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1.
  • Dr Watson's problem
  • 2. Death and the right hand
  • 3. On the left bank
Control code
ocm49283836
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 412 pages
Isbn
9780674009530
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2002017275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)49283836

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