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  • Pros And Cons Of Handedness

    argument throughout the world of science is if the human preference for dominant handedness is determined by our family genes, learned behavior, or a combination of both. For years, there has been much argument as to whether handedness is a inherited trait through parents or a learned behavior from our environment. Recent studies have begun to show that handedness is more than just an a learned behavior. It was first thought that a single gene may contribute…

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  • Discrimination Against Left

    Most would sneer, “how can there be discrimination against left? It’s just a direction, a handedness, an adjective,”, but ‘most’ are the unwittingly biased majority. The word ‘left’, bears three direct meanings. When facing North, it refers to the West side. In the political sense, left, left-wing, and leftist all refer to someone with radical, liberal political…

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  • Left Handedness Research Paper

    Left Handedness Matt Hellman English III Mr. Putnam December 12, 2015 Left Handedness I. Introduction II. Some may wonder why they are left handed versus right handed, there are a few different theories of why this happens. A. The first example deals with the hormones in the body. 1. Hormones/Testosterone 2. Nervous System and Hormones B. Next, some have found that the reason people may be left handed instead of right, is due to genetics. 1. Genetics 2. Identical Twins C.…

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  • Exercise 1: The Dominant Thumb Experiment

    Use the steps of the scientific method to organize the outline. Answer: First of I would think about my data results and then go from there. I would start drawing conclusions on why I think the experiment turned out that way. A hypothesis is a lot to take in. My hypothesis would be that the number of Right-Handed people were most likely to be Right handed dominant. And that Left-handed people were left-handed dominant. Read a scientific research paper in a scientific journal. Identify the…

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  • Brain Activity During A Sentence Picture Matching Task

    As research shows, the brain is divided into two hemispheres, the left and right. The brain is hemispherically lateralized, meaning that each hemisphere has their own set of specialized functions, making them differ greatly regardless of their similar makeup. The left hemisphere controls the right side of the body, spoken and written language, mathematical calculations, logical thought, and the analysis of detail. The right hemisphere instead controls the left side of the body, visual-spatial…

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  • Personal Narrative: Cathy Bowers Petraglia

    throughout my whole life and I have not realized it until now, but with this new way of thinking I have come to believe that details are what drive our lives. When it comes to details, the ones that I find the most interesting are those of that I devote the majority of my time to. These are the topics that I am most invested in, know the most about, and can name virtually every detail about. The biggest example is my family. Beginning with my dad, John Francis Petraglia who is 53 years of age,…

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  • Pencil Grip Benefits

    The pencil grip is a low- tech assistive technology for children and adults who struggle with writing and correct pencil grip. The device can fit on pencils, pens, crayons and all writing tools and has been said to be “easy to use and comfortable”. The Pencil Grip increases comfort, teaches proper hand positioning, and improves control. Its ergonomic design also provides relief of hand fatigue and pain. Both right handed and left handed individuals can use it. Students place their fingers on…

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  • Personal Narrative: Living With Limb Disabilities

    According to census.gov one in five Americans are living with some kind of disability, according to the 2010 census that is over fifty-six million people. The Amputee-Coalition.org states more than 500 Hundred Americans lose a limb daily. Limb loss is the loss or non-development of a portion or complete loss of an arm or leg. The CDC estimates that nearly two million Americans are living with limb loss in the United States today. Unlike these resilient people I was able to choose what…

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  • Summary Of Becoming A Culturally Responsive Early Education

    wear. Another common example of bias is types of toys that children are given. Boys play with trucks and girls are given dolls to play with. In the classroom, I believe that teachers need to be aware of any bias that they might have, for example, is not expecting children who are black to do well in school work or expecting Asian children to be smart and get top grades when doing school work. By the end of this article, I remember a story that my late grandmother told me about how when she was…

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  • Essay On Being A Cripple

    was shoving my shirt into my jeans and tugging up my zipper. Preoccupied, I flushed, picked up my book bag, took my cane down from the hook, and unlatched the door. So many movements unbalanced me, and as I pulled the door open I fell over backwards, landing fully clothed on the toilet seat with my legs splayed in front of me: the old beetle-on-it’s-back routine"(92). At times I am very clumsy also, before I began college, I was walking down the stairs in my home and I twisted over to pick my…

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