Hand Dominance Questionnaire (HDQ)

The Hand Dominance Questionnaire (HDQ) consists of 14 items that assess the handedness of the individual as it pertains to various tasks.

ITEM CODING

The HDQ consists of 14 items.

Thirteen of these items are rated on a 3-point Likert scale as follows:

Left Right Either
1 2 3

One item is rated on a 2-point scale as follows:

Yes No
1 2

SCALES

The HDQ yields 1 total score. Description of the scales and item loadings are listed below. Scale scores are calculated as the sum of respective items. No items are reverse scored.

SCALE NAME (ABBR.) ITEM LOADINGS
HDQ Total Score 1-14

RESOURCE FILES

Questionnaire

SPSS Scoring Syntax file

R Scoring Syntax file

REFERENCES

Chapman, L. J., & Chapman, J. P. (1987). The measurement of handedness. Brain and Cognition, 6, 175-183.