Michael Peters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Guelph
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in left/right confusion
    Kirsten Jordan
    Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Cortex 42:69-78. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Mental rotation test performance in four cross-cultural samples (n = 3367): overall sex differences and the role of academic program in performance
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Cortex 42:1005-14. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex, sexual orientation, and digit ratio (2D:4D) on mental rotation performance
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:251-60. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Unsolved problems in comparing brain sizes in Homo sapiens
    M Peters
    Dept of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    Brain Cogn 37:254-85. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of overall brain volume and midsagittal corpus callosum surface area as obtained from NMR scans and direct anatomical measures: a within-subject study on autopsy brains
    M Peters
    Department Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2Z5, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 38:1375-81. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Applications of mental rotation figures of the Shepard and Metzler type and description of a mental rotation stimulus library
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 66:260-4. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Finger length and distal finger extent patterns in humans
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 117:209-17. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand preference for writing and associations with selected demographic and behavioral variables in 255,100 subjects: the BBC internet study
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada NIG 2W1
    Brain Cogn 62:177-89. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Division of the corpus callosum into subregions
    M Peters
    Neuropsychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Brain Cogn 50:62-72. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint The hunter-gatherer theory of sex differences in spatial abilities: data from 40 countries
    Irwin Silverman
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:261-8. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in left/right confusion
    Kirsten Jordan
    Abteilung Medizinische Psychologie, Medizinische Fakultat, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
    Cortex 42:69-78. 2006
    ..1993), the principal cause of the marked sex differences in LRC self-ratings likely lies in a greater willingness of females to rate themselves more poorly on questions of this type than is the case for men...
  2. ncbi request reprint Mental rotation test performance in four cross-cultural samples (n = 3367): overall sex differences and the role of academic program in performance
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    Cortex 42:1005-14. 2006
    ..Our demonstration of a reliable Academic Program effect has clear and important pragmatic implications for a broad range of work on spatial ability and its interpretation...
  3. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex, sexual orientation, and digit ratio (2D:4D) on mental rotation performance
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:251-60. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Unsolved problems in comparing brain sizes in Homo sapiens
    M Peters
    Dept of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    Brain Cogn 37:254-85. 1998
    ..At present, there is no meaningful basis for the comparison of brain sizes within and between racial groups and sexes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparison of overall brain volume and midsagittal corpus callosum surface area as obtained from NMR scans and direct anatomical measures: a within-subject study on autopsy brains
    M Peters
    Department Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2Z5, Canada
    Neuropsychologia 38:1375-81. 2000
    ..Direct and NMR measures of the corpus callosum surface at midsagittal level did not yield significantly different estimates...
  6. ncbi request reprint Applications of mental rotation figures of the Shepard and Metzler type and description of a mental rotation stimulus library
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Brain Cogn 66:260-4. 2008
    ..This library, freely available to researchers, will help in the creation of mental rotation tasks both for presentation on the computer screen and for pencil and paper applications...
  7. ncbi request reprint Finger length and distal finger extent patterns in humans
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
    Am J Phys Anthropol 117:209-17. 2002
    ..The sex differences in distal fingertip extent derive from the index finger only, with a lesser distal extent of the index finger, relative to the middle finger, in males than in females...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hand preference for writing and associations with selected demographic and behavioral variables in 255,100 subjects: the BBC internet study
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada NIG 2W1
    Brain Cogn 62:177-89. 2006
    ..Due to a lack of statistical power in most studies in the literature, the "either" hand writing preference group that yielded the most salient results in this study is not normally available for analysis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Division of the corpus callosum into subregions
    M Peters
    Neuropsychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada N1G 2W1
    Brain Cogn 50:62-72. 2002
    ..A stable 7 factor solution was found, and the factor structure for males and females was very similar...
  10. ncbi request reprint The hunter-gatherer theory of sex differences in spatial abilities: data from 40 countries
    Irwin Silverman
    Department of Psychology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:261-8. 2007
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Sex differences and the factor of time in solving Vandenberg and Kuse mental rotation problems
    Michael Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada N1G 2W1
    Brain Cogn 57:176-84. 2005
    ..This hypothesis was not supported for a sample of 20 males and 26 females. We conclude that performance factors may play a role in sex difference on mental rotation tasks, but do not account for all of the differences...
  12. doi request reprint Transfer effects of practice for simple alternating movements
    Susan Koeneke
    Department of Psychology, Neuropsychology, University of Zurich, Switzerland
    J Mot Behav 41:347-55. 2009
    ..Last, in terms of speed and regularity of movement, the digits broke down into 2 different clusters; the thumb, index finger, and middle finger formed 1 cluster superior to that formed by the ring and small fingers...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hand preference, magical thinking and left-right confusion
    Fern Jaspers-Fayer
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Laterality 10:183-91. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint On the presentation and interpretation of international homicide data
    A S Winston
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Rep 86:865-71. 2000
    ..The importance of careful scholarship in this area is emphasized...
  15. ncbi request reprint A shift of attention may be necessary, but it is not sufficient, for the generation of the Simon effect
    J Ivanoff
    Dalhousie University, Department of Psychology, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Psychol Res 64:117-35. 2000
    ..Rather, the shift of attention must originate from an intentionally defined object. The results are discussed within a framework that integrates the attention-shift and referential-coding hypotheses...
  16. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific finger-length patterns linked to behavioral variables: consistency across various human populations
    M Peters
    Department of Psychology, University of Guelph, ON, Canada
    Percept Mot Skills 94:171-81. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Women and men exhibit different cortical activation patterns during mental rotation tasks
    Kirsten Jordan
    Institute of Experimental and General Psychology, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Neuropsychologia 40:2397-408. 2002
    ..Such differences suggest that the sexes use different strategies in solving mental rotation tasks...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gender and sexual orientation differences in cognition across adulthood: age is kinder to women than to men regardless of sexual orientation
    Elizabeth A Maylor
    Department of Psychology, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 36:235-49. 2007
    ..At least for these particular tests from young adulthood to retirement, age is kinder to women than to men, but treats heterosexuals, bisexuals, and homosexuals just the same...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effects of sex, ethnicity, and sexual orientation on self-measured digit ratio (2D:4D)
    John T Manning
    Department of Psychology, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, PR1 2HE, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 36:223-33. 2007
    ..In comparison, our self-reported measures gave higher mean 2D:4D, lower effect sizes, and, in some instances, different patterns of effect size. The implications of our findings for future research into 2D:4D are discussed...
  20. pmc HIV sexual risk behavior among Puerto Rican women
    Denise Dixon
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Division of Health and Behavior, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, USA
    Health Care Women Int 24:529-43. 2003
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  21. ncbi request reprint Time to complete mixing for the measurement of glomerular filtration rate from single bolus plasma 51Cr-EDTA clearance
    Nicholas J Bird
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Nucl Med Commun 25:393-8. 2004
    ..We examined this assumption by comparing the slopes, alpha 12 and alpha 23, based, respectively, on samples at 2 and 3 h, and at 3 and 4 h...