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Know facts about lefties

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Know  facts about lefties 

  • Although there is likely a genetic component involved in handedness, environment is also important. For example, researchers have found that identical twins often have different dominant hands.
  • Studies have found that southpaws have higher rates of dyslexia, schizophrenia and autoimmune diseases, such as allergies and lupus.
  • Males are over represented among lefties, so some scientists theorize that exposure to testosterone in the womb may affect handedness.
  • Many geniuses and leaders are lefties. Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin were all southpaws, as well as eight U.S. presidents: James A. Garfield, Herbert Hoover, Harry S Truman, Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Fully 25 percent of the Apollo astronauts were left-handed.
  • Lefties tend to excel in fields that require excellent visual-spatial abilities, including architecture and graphic design, but are underrepresented in math and science.
  • Being left-handed can be an advantage in a fistfight when a surprise left hook can be a decided benefit. As many as 45 percent of expert fencers and tennis champions are lefties.
  • Lefties may have a more balanced view of their bodies. Right-handed people are more sensitive to their right side; for example, their right arm is typically stronger and larger. Left-handed people don’t have a similar bias; for example, their arms are equally strong.
  • Mothers who are over 40 at the time of a child’s birth are 128 percent more likely to have a left-handed baby than women who give birth in their 20s.
  • August 13 is Left-Handers Day, which celebrates left-handedness and raises awareness of the difficulties and frustrations lefties endure in a right-handed world.
  • Babies May Show Early Signs of Left Handedness
  • Some Of Your Favorite Celebrities Are Lefties!
  • Some Of Your Favorite Celebrities Are Lefties!

Tom Cruise, Whoopi Goldberg, Paul McCartney, Oprah Winfrey, Justin Bieber, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, and Angelina Jolie all have dominant left hands. Many deceased celebrities, like Marilyn Monroe, Kurt Cobain, and Jimi Hendrix were left-handed too. Maybe being left-handed is the secret to success!

  • Left-Handed People Are Smarter
  • Lefties Are Easily Embarrassed
  • Lefties Tend To Be Quick To Anger
  • Lefties Are Good At Art





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