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Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

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Interesting facts about left-handed people.

1 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

Men are more likely than women to be left handed



2 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

August 13th is Left-Handers Day



3 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

About 50% of rats, cats, and mice are left pawed.



4 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

Research also suggests left-handers are more likely to become alcoholics, schizophrenic, and dyslexic.



5 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

Connections between the left and right side of the brain are faster in left handed people meaning they are better at dealing with multiple stimuli





6 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

Asymmetrical behavior patterns in humans extend to the foot, eye, and ear as well



7 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

The Boston Strangler, Jack the Ripper, and Osama Bid Laden were lefties.

BUT….



8 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

So too were Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, and Alexander the Great



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The gene LRRTM1 has been found to play a significant role in handedness



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One in four Apollo astronauts were left handed



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People who are left handed tend to draw figures that face to the right



12 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

A mother over 40 years old is 130% more likely to have a left handed baby than a mother in her 20s



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There are scholarships available for left-handers with high academic performance



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Between 10 and 12 percent of people are lefties



15 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

Studies show that left-handers have an easier time learning to use their other hand than their right handed counterparts



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Only 1% of the world population can be considered truly ambidextrous



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Historically it has been seen as a nasty habit, a sign of neurosis, rebellion, and criminality



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In English the word left even comes from the Anglo Saxon word lyft which means weak or broken.



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Although some cultures had a positive view of left-handers many considered them outcasts.



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There are many parts of the world where children are punished in school for using their left hand.



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Researchers believe that the proportion of left-handers in the human population has always been roughly 10 percent.



22 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

There are two theories about the wedding ring. One is that the Egyptians believed, in spite of the left hand’s flaws, wearing it there brought it closer to the heart. The other is that the Romans wore it there to ward of evil associated with the left hand.



23 Left-handed Facts (23 pics)

The longest English word that can be typed with just the left hand using conventional hand placement is “tesseradecades”.


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№1 Author: MathIsHard (24 Oct 2013 04:27) Total user comments: 1404


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FACT: Left-handedness occurs when developing next to another fetus. All twin pairs have a left-handed twin and a right-handed twin, as the free hand becomes the dominant hand. If a single baby is born left-handed, that means THEY ATE THEIR TWIN!!! (or absorbed it) in the womb. :15:






jk









or am I?!?!
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№2 Author: JAverox (24 Oct 2013 04:38) Total user comments: 0


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Wrong! einstein wasn't left handed. In several photos you can see him writing with his right hand.
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№3 Author: Forfattare (24 Oct 2013 05:02) Total user comments: 897


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MathIsHard,
then i am my brother, ill never be alone

btw the images and captions are messed up
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№4 Author: MrWill (24 Oct 2013 07:11) Total user comments: 0


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Einstein was writing with his right hand
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№5 Author: GustavoSM (24 Oct 2013 17:09) Total user comments: 396


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The guy from the Simpsons is showing the fist of his right hand.. because he holds things with the left one! That was clever :D
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№6 Author: Lu (24 Oct 2013 22:52) Total user comments: 15082


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No left footed people?
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№7 Author: Jockey straddler (25 Oct 2013 07:54) Total user comments: 698


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Osama bin Laden, and all his "friends", George Bush, Bill Clinton, Barrack Obama are left handed? What a coincidence...!!!
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№8 Author: Louie (26 Oct 2013 11:38) Total user comments: 8189


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woaa
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