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:: Volume 11, Issue 4 (Autumn 2023) ::
Shefaye Khatam 2023, 11(4): 54-61 Back to browse issues page
Assessment of Superior Hand on Mental Maze Performance and Learning Bilateral Neural Transmission
Shahla Nikkhah , Fereshteh Dadfar * , Kourosh Bamdad
Departement of Biology, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran , fereshtehdadfar2003@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Measuring learning skills in the perceptual-motor field is a practical approach to a better understanding of brain functions. The bilateral learning transfer task of the brain is a task with the coordination of two hands and the interaction of the cognitive function of the brain hemispheres. The purpose of the current research is to measure the performance of the mental maze and the learning of bilateral neural transmission in right-handed and left-handed people. Materials and Methods: This study was of a causal-comparative type using a random sampling of 40 female and male students of Shiraz School of Medical Sciences. The research tools included Peterson's mental maze, the motor learning test of drawing in the mirror, and Chapman's questionnaire. Results: The results of the multivariate analysis of covariance showed that the average error and drawing time in the mirror was much lower in the right-handed group than in the left-handed individuals. The right-handed group had a lower mean mental maze error than the left-handed group. Conclusion: our findings suggest that right-handed people with superior hand skills perform better in bilateral brain transfer learning tasks and draw the figure in the mirror with less time and error. Moreover, they leave behind better skills in spatial memory, which is responsible for storing information in the environment and spatial orientation.

Keywords: Learning, Drawing, Students
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