The Havening technique - the focus of a two-day seminar in London this weekend - involves a patient recalling a traumatic event and then being touched, supposedly disconnecting the memory from its unpleasant connotations. However, there are no scientific trials showing that the technique works.
It is a curious fact of human nature that most of us prefer using our right-hand, while a minority of around ten per cent prefer using their left. A number of cultural myths have grown up around the differences between left and right-handers. Here I give you a low down on myths and facts about handedness.