How children’s brains develop to make them right or left handed
As children grow older, they tend to favor one hand over the other for certain tasks, particularly for writing or drawing. A child’s “handedness” is generally categorized as right, left or mixed, and tends to settle around the same time they acquire language – about four-years-old. It remains a persistent characteristic throughout our life.
We now know that a child’s handedness says something about the organization and function of their brain. Read more here.