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Handedness hangups and species snobbery

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  04 February 2010

Victor H. Denenberg
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Biobehavioral Sciences Graduate Degree Program and Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn. 06268

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