International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.
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'Spennemann DR, 1985: Regional Trends in Handedness as a Result of Environmental and Educational Pressures - The Evidence of Drawn Faces. Anthropologie (Brno) 23, 2: 167-168'.
The analysis of the orientation of two series of drawn human profiles revealed a strong differentitation within the Northern and the Southern German sample. The drawings are determined by the individuals and by educational pressures. The observed results allow to use the orientation of ancient rock art as indicators of prehistoric handedness.
Handedness - Writing habits - Environmental pressures - Education

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