The world has celebrate the uniqueness that is left handers.
Here’s a list of 10 fun facts about lefties that makes them unique in many ways.
Here is the list that you can read to know better about your left-handed friends:
- Almost 10-12 per cent of the global population, consists of left-handers.
- Left-handers use the right side of the brain more. The human brain is cross-wired — its right half controls the left side of the body and vice versa.
- Left-handers recover quicker after a stroke. The left side of the human brain, which is used a lot by right-handed people, controls our language function.
- Left-handers have an advantage in some sports. They are usually good at sports when in a one-on-one face-off. In games like baseball, boxing, fencing and tennis, left-handers often have an edge over their right-handed opponents.
- Left-handers have typing advantages. On a QWERTY keyboard, they can type over 3,000 English words by solely using the left hand. But only around 300 words can be typed with the right hand alone.
- There are people who are afraid of the left-side or left-handed people. This condition is known as Sinistrophobia.
- A study at Queen’s University, Belfast shows that if the foetus chooses to suck its left hand while in the womb, it will grow up to be left-handed. Genetics also plays a role to determine left-handedness.
- In eastern countries like India or in the Middle East, left-handedness is thought to be rude.
- Studies have found that artists like painters, musicians and even architects are mostly left-handers.
- Right and left-handed people deal with tasks and memory in different ways. Left-handers are known to efficiently multitask as they look at the tasks as a whole.