Here Are 23 Facts About Left-Handed People That You Didn’t Know About. The Last One Surprised Me.

HERE-ARE-23-FACTS-ABOUT-LEFT-HANDED-PEOPLE-THAT-YOU-DIDN’T-KNOW-ABOUT.-THE-LAST-ONE-SURPRISED-ME. According to medical experts, a relation between genes and the environment can cause a person to be left-handed. And while no “leftie genes” have been isolated, the condition is hereditary due to the fact that left-handed people have more left-handed family members. According to research, the brain wiring's of left and right-handed people are also different. Left-handed people are more independent due to the fact that they’re always trying to adapt in a predominantly right-handed world. Here are 23 interesting facts about lefties: 1. 4 out of the 7 last American presidents were left-handed. 2. Left-handed college graduates become about 26% richer than the right-handed graduates. 3. Left-handed people have been associated with bad things in the past such as mark of the devil, a sign of neurosis, bad habits, rebellion, criminality and homosexuality. They have also been thought of as more creative and musical. 4. The word “left” comes from the Anglo-Saxon word “lyft”, which means weak or broken. 5. Women pregnant in their 40s are 128% more likely to give birth to a left-hand baby. 6. 5-10% of the world’s population is left-handed. 7. Lefties have a tendency to become alcoholics. 8. Left-handed people use the right side of the brain more. 9. They reach puberty about 5 months later than usual. 10. Left-handed people excel in sports. More than 40% of the top tennis players are left-handed! 11. Almost 90% of the world’s population are right-handed, but animals are equality split between right and left pawedness. 12. According to a study, left-handed people are more talented to spatial awareness, math and architecture. Right-handed people are more verbally fluent. 13. One of the four Apollo astronauts was left-handed. 14. Statistical data shows that 30 million of Americans are left-handed. 15. Left-handed people are more prone to allergies and asthma if a recent study is to be believed. 16. August 13th is celebrate as the International Left-Handers day. 17. Some of the most wanted people in the world such as The Boston Strangler and Jack The Ripper have been left-handed. 18. Left-handed people can see better underwater. 19. According to a study published in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, left-handed people process emotions differently than their right-hand counterparts, and tend to get angry easily. John McEnroe was a top tennis player who was left-handed, and we all remember how angry he was sometimes. 20. According to research, if a left-handed person injures his dominant hand, he can learn to use his other hand faster than his right-handed people. 21. The longest words that can be typed with the left hand placed conventionally are sweater, dresses and tesserae decades. 22. Left-handedness is hereditary. Lefties in the British Royal Family include the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Charles and Prince William. 23. Left-handed people are more prone to insomnia

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