Handedness Research Institute

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The Handedness Research Institute advances the scientific
understanding of handedness (left-handed, right-handed,
and mixed manual preferences) and helps alleviate
the social and educational discrimination of left-handers
worldwide through research and education.

The Institute

> Facilitates & supports interdisciplinary & international research & training

> Disseminates scientifically accurate educational resources globally

> Raises awareness of issues of public concern related to handedness

> Provides a communication forum for researchers, professionals & the public

Quote of the Week :
«During high school and college, I often found myself twisted around the right-handed desks attempting to find a comfortable position to write in.... this has contributed to the serious lower back pain that I have experienced since I was 16 years old.»
The Institute is currently seeking major funding. Features listed below that are not linked will become available over the coming months, as funding allows.

     International Research Conference
     Research Fellow Program
     Internship Program
     Institute Research & International Collaborations
     Handedness Bibliography
     New Ideas for Research ... and more

     Topical Handedness Papers
     HRI Action!
Teaching Writing  |  Fair Desks
     K-12 Resources  |  Homework Help
     Print & Post
     Research Guide
     Checklists for Teachers, Administrators, Employers
     Institute Publications ... and more

W H A T ' S   H E R E   F O R   Y O U
     Parent, Teacher, and Employer Guides to Handedness
     Participate in Online Surveys
     Explore & Discover  |  Fun & Games
     Forums : Giving You a Voice
     HRI Market : Premiums for Your Support
     Try you hand at the Handedness Quiz ... and more

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Learn more, including how you can help at :  FAIR DESKS

  U P C O M I N G   R E S E A R C H   C O N F E R E N C E
    The Development of Handedness in Children
 M E D I A   R E S O U R C E S   (coming soon)
    13 August  is  International Left-Hander's Day
 H R I   I N T E R N A T I O N A L

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   Asia :  Pune Bureau, INDIA
   Africa :  Lusaka Bureau, ZAMBIA
   Europe :  Porto Bureau, PORTUGAL

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