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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Left-Handedness Left-handedness is not a typical topic to come up in a conversation, but what if it did? What would be said? Where would the conversation lead? Left-handedness is a well researched topic among scientists. Many misconceptions about lefties have been made, but being left-handed definitely has its advantages. In the old days, if someone was left-handed, it was considered a bad thing and they would become an outcast; yet nowadays lefties are not considered to be any different…

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    Pencil Grip Benefits

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    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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    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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    I am David Shane Dobyns, twenty-two years of age; I was born in Puyallup Washington, August 17th 1994 at the Good Samaritan hospital. My family consists of mother, father, and brother who live in Germany. Growing up was as idyllic as one could suspect, in my prepubescent years we moved to the states in search of “gods’ plan” for us, starting a church in Texas. The church siphoned our resources to the brink of poverty, but we were happy all the same. Through the eyes of a jaded 5-year-old,…

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    Essay On Being A Cripple

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    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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