17 Facts about Left-Handed People

  1. 10% of the world’s population is left-handed.
  2. Famous left-handed people include Napoleon, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Einstein,Newton, Bill Gates, Oprah, Obama and Jimi Hendrix.
  3. 40% of schizophrenics are left-handed, despite being only 10% of the world’s population.
  4. Every August 13th is celebrated “Left-Handers Day” since 1996.
  5. Right-handed people tend to chew food on the right side while left-handed tend tochew on the left side.
  6. More than 2,500 left-handedpeople are killed every year by using equipment meant for right-handed people.
  7. Left-handers die 3 years earlier than right-handed people.

  8. There are more left-handedpeople with IQs over 140than right-handed people, a study found.
  9.  Premature babies are more likely to be left-handed, many studies suggest.
  10.  Homosexuals are 39% more likely to be left-handed.
  11.  Left-handed soldiersprepare and throwgrenades upside downbecause of how the safety pin is placed.
  12. Inherited genes account for just25% of the chance of being left-handed, a study found.
  13. Left-handed people areaffected by post-traumatic stress far more than those who are right-handed, a research revealed.
  14. Left-handed people earnup to 12% less than right-handed people, a study found.
  15. Left-handed people process thingsfaster than righties while playing computer games or sports.
  16. Left-handed people process multiple stimuli faster than righties.
  17. Left-handed people have an increased cognitive flexibility, switching quickly between thinking about two concepts.
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Bashir Ahmad

BASHIR Ahmad IS THE STUDENT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY، HE LOVES BLOGGING, DISCOVERING NEW AND WOUNDERFULL THINGS.

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