Hand and Eye Dominance Causes, Real vs. Fake Laughter, and Video Games for Teaching Empathy
Test how well you can tell real laughter from fake laughter; learn how scientists used a video game to teach children empathy; and learn what causes eye, hand, and foot dominance.
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following stories from Curiosity.com to help you get smarter and learn something new in just a few minutes:
Can You Tell Fake Laughter from Real Laughter? — https://curiosity.im/2B4Lek2
Scientists Used Video Games to Teach Children Empathy — https://curiosity.im/2wOq8oU
Plus, we discuss hand/eye dominance using the following research:
More than 500,000 years of right-handedness in Europe | Taylor & Francis — https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1357650X.2010.529451
Left-handedness: Genes and matter of chance | Genetic Literacy Project — https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/08/29/left-handedness-genes-and-a-matter-of-chance/
Footedness of left- and right-handers | American Journal of Psychology — https://www.jstor.org/stable/1421487?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
Sighting dominance, handedness, and visual acuity preference: three mutually exclusive modalities? | Opthalmic & Physiological Optics — https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1046/j.1475-1313.2001.00549.x
What being right or left-handed says about your brain | Quartz — https://qz.com/659767/what-being-right-or-left-handed-says-about-your-brain/
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