Left Handed People are Different.

Are you a left-handed person or maybe someone you know is?  Either way we believe knowledge is power. One really interesting fact was stated by a scientist, who believed that left-handed people tended to be more independent as a result of having to adapt to a world which is largely built for right-handed individuals.  Here are a few more fascinating pieces of trivia related to being a left-handed person.

Left Handed People Make Up 5-10% Of The Population | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts1. Left-handed people make up between 5-10% of the population. 

More Likely To Become An Alcoholic | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts2. They are three times more likely to become alcoholics. 

Use The Right Side Of The Brain More | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts3. They use the right side of the brain the most. 

Reach Puberty Later | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts4. They tend to reach puberty 4-5 months later than normal. 

Being Left Handed Is Helpful When Playing Baseball And Tennis | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts5. They make especially good baseball players, tennis players, swimmers, and boxers. Almost 40% of the top tennis players are lefties. 

4 Out Of 7 Of The Last US Presidents Were Left Handed | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts6. Of the 7 most recent US presidents, 4 have been left-handed. 

Left Handed College Graduates Make More | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts7. Left-handed college graduates go on to become 26% richer than right-handed graduates. 

Character Traits Have Been Linked To Increased Creativity | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts8. At various times in history, left-handedness has been seen as many things: a nasty habit, a mark of the devil, a sign of neurosis, rebellion, criminality, and homosexuality. It has also been seen as a trait indicating creativity and musical abilities. 

Left Comes From The Anglo-Saxon Word Lyft | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts9. The word left in English comes from the Anglo-Saxon word lyft, which means weak or broken.

Mothers Giving Birth When Over The Age Of 40 Are More Likely To Have A Left Handed Baby | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts10. Mothers who are over 40 at the time of a child’s birth are 128% more likely to have a left-handed baby than a woman in her 20s. 

Animals Also Have A Dominate Paw | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts11. Although approximately 90% of all humans are right-handed, cats, rats, and mice seem to be equally split between right and left pawedness.

Left Handers Have More Spatial Awareness | Click Here For 23 Left Handed Facts12. Studies have suggested that left-handers are more talented in spatial awareness, math, and architecture. Right-handers tend to be more talented verbally. 

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