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Futureproof Extra: Left-Handedness

Most of us are right handed. It’s something we all take for granted but the odd thing is that ...

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07.00 3 Mar 2020


Futureproof Extra: Left-Handedness



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07.00 3 Mar 2020


Most of us are right handed.

It’s something we all take for granted but the odd thing is that this tendency towards right handedness is not the norm.

We are the outlier and none of our closest relatives have so few southpaws.

Why? And when did this change occur? 

Dr. Natalie Uomini, a Senior Scientist at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History joined Jonathan to discuss.


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