Some of our work that has been fetured in the press.

Some of our work has featured in the press, for example:

Papadatou-Pastou et al. (2020) Human handedness: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin. Doi

1.1 The World’s Biggest Study on Left-Handedness ‘Psychology Today’

1.2 Largest Study to Date Asks How Many People Are Left-handed on Technology Networks

1.3 World’s biggest study of left-handedness on Infosurhoy

1.4 World’s biggest study of left-handedness on MedixalXpress

1.5 Η μεγαλύτερη μέχρι τώρα διεθνής μελέτη για τους αριστερόχειρες on Parallaxi

1.6 Έρευνα: Οι αριστερόχειρες αποτελούν σχεδόν το 11% του παγκόσμιου πληθυσμού on

1.7 Οι αριστερόχειρες υπολογίζονται σε σχεδόν 11% παγκοσμίως -Μεγάλη έρευνα με επικεφαλής Ελληνίδες ερευνήτριες on iefimerida

1.8 Έρευνα: Οι αριστερόχειρες αποτελούν σχεδόν το 11% του παγκόσμιου πληθυσμού on

1.9 Wie viele Menschen wirklich Linkshänder sind on Ärzte Zeitung Online

1.10 Uni-Studie: Fast zehn Prozent Linkhänder auf der Welt on ‘Westdeutscher Rundfunk’

1.11 Globale Studie : Jeder Zehnte ist Linkshänder on ‘RP-Online’

1.12 Studienergebnisse zu Linkshändern und Rechtshändern on ‘KulturRadio’

Jonauskaite, D., Wicker, J., Mohr, C., Dael, N., Havelka, J., Papadatou-Pastou, M., Zhang, M., & Oberfeld, D. (2019). A machine learning approach to quantifying the specificity of color-emotion associations and their cultural differences. Royal Society Open Science, 6: 190741. Doi

2.1 High-powered computer sees red on the University of Auckland website

2.2 Researchers can guess where you’re from by how colors make you feel on Science Now

2.3 Bei „Weiß denken Chinesen an Trauer on idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft

2.4 Ist Trauer Schwarz oder Weiß?: Studie zu Farben und Gefühlen on n-tv

2.5 Ist Trauer Schwarz oder Weiß?: Studie zu Farben und Gefühlen on Die Welt

2.6 Dette betyr farger for oss on MSN

2.7 Il colore delle emozioni on

Ocklenburg, S., Isparta, S., Peterburs, J., & Papadatou-Pastou, M. (2019). Paw preferences in cats and dogs: Meta-analysis. Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 1-31. Doi

3.1 Left Pawed or Right Pawed: Do Dogs Show a Preference? ‘Psychology Today’

Jonauskaite, D., Mohr, C, Abdel Khalek, A., Abu-Akel, A. …. Papadatou-Pastou, M. …Zhang, M. (2019). The sun is no fun without rain: Physical environments affect how we feel about yellow across 55 countries. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 66, 101350. Doi

4.1 What makes people happy when skies are gray? The color yellow ‘Science Magazine’

Packheiser, J., Schmitz, J., Berretz, G., Rook, N., Abdelkader Serir, A., Papadatou-Pastou, M., & Ocklenburg, O. (2019). Handedness and sex effects on lateral biases in human cradling: Three meta-analyses. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 104, 30-42. Doi

5.1 Why two out of three babies are cradled on the left on 7thSpace

5.2 Warum zwei von drei Babys links gewiegt werden on Kurier

5.3 Familie: Die meisten Menschen halten Babys links on

5.4 Why Are Two Out of Three Babies Cradled on the Left? on Technology Networks

Papadatou-Pastou*, M., Gritzali, M., & Barrable, A. (2018). Educational neuromyths using the case of learning styles: Lack of agreement between teachers’ judgments of their students’ Learning Styles, self-assessed Learning Styles, and students’ intelligence. Frontiers in Education: Educational Psychology, Doi

6.1 Enough with the “Learning Styles” Already! ‘Scientific American’

6.2 An additional reason to abandon learning styles – teachers and pupils do not agree on the pupils’ preferred learning style on the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest

6.3 ‘Learning Styles’ Aren’t a Reliable Way to Categorize Students, Study Says ‘Education Week Teacher’

Ntolka^, E., & Papadatou-Pastou^*, M. (2018). Right-handers have negligibly higher IQ scores than left-handers: Systematic review and meta-analyses. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 84,376-393. Doi

7.1 Are Left-Handers Smarter Than Right-Handers? ‘Psychology Today’

Papadatou-Pastou, M., & Tomprou^, D. M. (2015). Intelligence and handedness: Meta-analyses of studies on intellectually disabled, typically developing and gifted individuals. Neuroscience and Biobehavioural Reviews, 56, 151-156, Doi

8.1 August 13 Is International Left-Handers' Day: Let’s Separate Facts From Myths About Lefties on Medical Daily

Papadatou-Pastou, M., Martin, M., Munafò, M. R., & Jones, G. V. (2008). Sex differences in left-handedness: A meta-analysis of 144 studies, Psychological Bulletin, 134(5), 677-99. Doi

9.1 10 curiosidades científicas que hacen que los zurdos molen on Huffpost

9.2 For Left-Handed Chefs, Navigating a New, Uncharted Kitchen Can Feel Daunting on the Eater

9.3 Being left-handed doesn’t mean you are right-brained – so what does it mean? on The Conversation and on Yahoo! News

9.4 There Are Many Myths About Left-Handed Brains. Here’s What We Actually Know on Science Alert

9.5 Scientists Debunk a Common Theory About Being Left-Handed on Inverse

Marietta Papadatou-Pastou
Marietta Papadatou-Pastou
Assistant Professor of “Neuropsychology – Language Functions”

My research interests include various aspects of neuropsychology, as well as cognitive neuroscience and experimental psychology.