mixed laterality

mixed laterality

[′mikst ‚lad·ə′ral·əd·ē]
(psychology)
The tendency, when there is a choice, to prefer to use parts of one side of the body for certain tasks and parts of the opposite side for others.
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Coren & Kaplan, 1973; Porac & Coren, 1981) reporting mixed laterality on eyedness tasks is based on multiple trials within a single session.