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August 1973

Difficulties in Right-Left Discrimination in a Normal Population

Author Affiliations

Los Angeles
From the departments of neurology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group and the University of Southern California Medical School, Los Angeles.

Arch Neurol. 1973;29(2):128-129. doi:10.1001/archneur.1973.00490260072017

In a group of physicians and their spouses, 17.5% of 382 women, and 8.8% of 408 men stated that they experienced frequent confusion in right-left orientation. Right-left confusion occurs often in adults, even of superior intellect, and is statistically commoner in women.

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