Today is dedicated to all you lefties out there! But did you know these facts? Aside from that mind-blowing statistic, it seems that lefties get a rough deal. Everything seems to be designed for right-handed people - from utensils to appliances.
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And follow Redbook on Pinterest for more parenting content! Prepare to have your mind blown: Six out of the last 12 U. Only 1 out of 10 people in the general population share that same trait, so that's a pretty wild percentage. What is it that makes a leftie so presidential?
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Research published recently concluded that left-handed people were overrepresented in a database of 10, boxers and martial arts fighters and had a higher win percentage. Left-handed people may also be better at remembering events, according to research from the University of Toledo, Ohio. The explanation is that the two brain hemispheres of left-handers are more strongly connected. This result also applied to people with left-handed relatives.
In human biology , handedness is a better, faster, or more precise performance or individual preference for use of a hand, known as the dominant hand ; the incapable, less capable or less preferred hand is called the non-dominant hand. However, true mixed-handedness is rare, as most people clearly prefer one hand for most purposes. Handedness is genetic, inherited from a complex set of genes. Men are slightly more likely to express a strongly dominant left hand than women.