The Finger Book
Sex, Behaviour and Disease Revealed in the Fingers
By (author) John T. Manning
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Finger Book by John T. Manning
Book DescriptionWhat could fingers and sex possibly have in common? What does the shape of a child's fingers reveal about future musical talent? And why should professional footballers have longer fingers than other men? This book is about a simple measurement of the human hand: the 'finger ratio', or the length of the ring finger relative to the index finger. John Manning uses a tiny difference between the sexes - that men tend to have a greater finger ratio than women - to examine a dizzying group of questions about human behaviour, from sexuality, to musical ability, to predisposition to disease. Provocative, intriguing and balanced, John Manning's cutting-edge research poses many fruitful and unusual questions about what makes us as we are.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780571215409
(198mm x 126mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Faber & Faber
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Publish Date: 31-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Deals with the 'finger ratio', or the length of the ring finger relative to the index finger. This book employs finger ratio to examine a group of questions about human behaviour, from sexuality, to musical ability, to predisposition to disease.
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Author Biography - John T. Manning
John Manning's research findings have been published in newspapers around the world. He is Professor of Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire and has been described by Professor Robert Trivers as 'one of the most creative and exciting people working today on human biology from an evolutionary perspective.'
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