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5 Cool Facts About Being Left-handed

5 Cool Facts About Being Left-handed

Today is National Left-hander's Day and we've gathered some cool facts about being left-handed!

1. It's estimated that 10% of the world is "southpaws."

SOURCE: https://www.everydayhealth.com/healthy-living-pictures/little-known-facts-about-lefthanders.aspx

2. Numerous student indicate that left-handed people are more prone to dyslexia, ADHD, and psychological disorders.

SOURCE: https://blog.cheapism.com/facts-about-left-handed-people-17304/#close

3. Some animals appear to be left-handed. Kangaroos tend to favor their left paw for eating an grooming, and approximately 90% of parrots use their left food to pick up food.

SOURCE: https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/53739189

4. A study published in the book "Cerebral Dominance: The Biological Foundations" found that left-handed people were 2.5 times more likely to have auto-immune disorders and 11 times more likely to have allergies.

SOURCE: https://leftyfretz.com/25-facts-about-left-handed-people/

5. Lefties tend to recover language abilities from strokes faster.

SOURCE: https://leftyfretz.com/25-facts-about-left-handed-people/

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