Does the functionality of your small finger determine your ability to master the violin?
Assessment of the presence of independent flexor digitorum superficialis function in the small fingers of professional string players: Is this an example of natural selection?
Influencing others through gestures: misleading eyewitnesses
Gestures made during interviews can influence or even misinform eyewitnesses. In addition, eyewitnesses are unlikely to recall the influential gestures being shown to them, new research from the University of Hertfordshire ...
Why men's ring fingers are longer than their index fingers
Biologists at the University of Florida have found a reason why men's ring fingers are generally longer than their index fingers and why the reverse usually holds true for women.
Researchers solve mystery of disappearing bird digit
Evolution adds and subtracts, and nowhere is this math more evident than in vertebrates, which are programmed to have five digits on each limb. But many species do not. Snakes, of course, have no digits, and ...
Attractive men have long... ring fingers: study
The longer a man's fourth or ring finger is compared to his index finger, the more likely he is to be judged attractive by women, according to a study released Wednesday.