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Mixed handedness is associated with greater age-related decline in volumes of the hippocampus and amygdala: the PATH through life study

Cherbuin, Nicolas; Sachdev, Perminder Singh; Anstey, Kaarin


Handedness has been found to be associated with structural and functional cerebral differences. Left handedness and mixed handedness also appear to be associated with an elevated risk of some developmental and immunological disorders that may contribute to pathological processes developing in ageing. Inconsistent reports show that left handedness may be more prevalent in early-onset as well as late-onset Alzheimer's disease, but might also be associated with slower decline. Such inconsistencies...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Brain and Behavior
DOI: 10.1002/brb3.24
Access Rights: Open Access


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