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Left-handedness - Wikipedia


In his book Right-Hand, Left-Hand, Chris McManus of University College London argues that the proportion of left-handers is ...

Scientists say left-handed people may be smarter in one key way ...


Dec 4, 2015 ... But there are certain cognitive domains where left-handed people do seem to excel. One such area is called "divergent thinking," or the ability ...

Sinister Minds: Are Left-Handed People Smarter? - The New Yorker


Aug 22, 2013 ... Once considered a sign of criminality, left-handedness, according to recent research, might bestow cognitive advantages.

20 Things You Never Knew About Being Left-Handed | The ...


Nov 2, 2015 ... Left-handedness does tend to run in families, he says, “but noticeably less than other inherited traits, like height or intelligence.” In fact, identical ...

Three Myths and Three Facts About Left-Handers | Psychology Today


Mar 23, 2013 ... Myth: Left-handers are more introverted, intelligent and creative. ... (put both studies together and any intelligence/handedness link is negligible). 2. ... Myth: Left-handed people die earlier and suffer more immune diseases.

Advantages of being left handed | Anything Left-Handed


Left handers have many advantages in life but have to put up with some ... You just have a slightly better chance of being smart, in comparison to a righty.

Why are left-handed people so brilliant? | The Independent


Nov 2, 2013 ... No? According to a highly scientific study, they are all more likely to suffer from schizophrenia. This is because they are left-handed.

Are Left-Handed People Smarter? - Live Science


Sep 6, 2012 ... While a few studies have proposed links between primary hand and cognitive skills, the jury is still out on whether left-handed people are ...

Are left-handers quicker thinkers than righties? | HowStuffWorks


All those parents in the '70s and '80s who made their left-handed children struggle to use ... As it turns out, left-handers might have the advantage in certain areas like, say, piloting a jet .... Is there a link between intelligence and mental illness?

5 reasons why being left-handed is great - Telegraph


Mar 18, 2014 ... For years, left-handedness was seen as an affliction to be cured, and it ... has led to conjecture that left-handed people are simply smarter.