Here are some interesting facts:If you're left-handed, your personality traits may include resiliency & independence. Here are a few fascinating facts about left-handed people.First, Some Left-Handed Statistics About 10% of the world’s population is left-handed. There is a genetic component that determines right versus left-hand dominance, and it’s called the LRRTM1 gene. People with this gene are more likely to be lefties.The speech centers of right-handers and most left-handers are in the left brain. The left brain focuses on syntax and order, while the right brain monitors context and emotions.Some of us are “mixed-handed” people, which means both hands are used equally.
Psychological Characteristics of Left-handed PeopleLeadership. About 66% of American presidents in the last 30 years were left-handed men. Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Gerald Fold were all left-handed presidents. Barack Obama and John McCain are both left-handed.Quick thinkers. Studies have shown that lefties are “exceptional.” (wikipedia)
Australian research shows that left-handed people think more quickly when playing computer games or sports. Left-handed people also tend to earn more money.Sexuality. Research from Canada reveals this interesting quality of left-handed people: they’re more likely to be homosexual.Mixed-handed people are more likely to alter their beliefs as they get new information, making them better able to see both sides of the story.
Personality Traits of LeftiesIndependence: Some experts believe left-handed people are more independent because they’ve had to get along in a world that’s not made for them. Dr Peters says that lefties are “slightly more resistant to social pressures, to have more of an independent streak.”Adaptability: Canadian research shows that left-handed people are more adaptable than right-handed people. That is, a lefty can use her right hand to do tasks much easier than a righty can use his hand. Left-handed people seem to be able to switch over more easily.Generally, Southpaws are thought to be more flexible, highly intelligent, and more resilient than right-handed people.So there you have it! The quick thinking, adaptable southpaws hold the world in their LEFT hand.(washington observer)
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