Left-Handed Basic Information

Considerations for Left-handers and Halloween

Considerations for Left-handers and Halloween

Written by on September 20, 2016 in Left-Handed and the Holidays, Left-Handed Basic Information with 1 Comment

If you or your child is left-handed, you need to think about your costume and supplies for Halloween. There are things that will make it a safer and easier Halloween for left-handed people. Things that most right-handers wouldn’t even consider. Costumes and Activities Considerations First, do things like check costume parts. Make sure the costume […]

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What Causes Left-Handedness?

What Causes Left-Handedness?

Written by on March 27, 2014 in Left-Handed Basic Information with 3 Comments

The most common question we hear is what causes left-handness? Our most typical answer is that we are born this way. That’s how we got our left-handed orientation. While that is actually the truth, it’s not the whole answer. Talking Theories Only When we talk about the whole answer, we can only talk theories. Nothing […]

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The Truth Behind the Left-Handed Population

The Truth Behind the Left-Handed Population

Written by on December 26, 2013 in Left-Handed Basic Information with 2 Comments

How many people are left-handed? What percentage of the population is left-handed? Is this growing or shrinking? Good questions, all of the them. And here we’re going to get some answers. General belief is that the percentage is 10% of the total population. That is a number that must be extrapolated. I mean, really, how […]

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Is Left Hand/Right Brain For Real?

Is Left Hand/Right Brain For Real?

Written by on May 23, 2012 in Left-Handed Basic Information with 1 Comment

There is a great saying: If right-handed people have dominant left-side brains and left-handed people have dominant right-side brains, then only lefties are in their right mind. Humorous, yes, but correct? That’s a confusing nother story. This whole idea actually began with a neurosurgeon in France. Paul Broca in the mid-1800’s discovered that a portion […]

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Left Handed Connotations: Good or Bad

Left Handed Connotations: Good or Bad

Written by on April 25, 2012 in Left-Handed Basic Information with 1 Comment

Many Western cultures have associated left-handed terms with some not-so-good meanings, but there are other cultures and religions that set up left-handed as being the good or the powerful. We think it’s time to explore some of them and see whether these connotations are really good or bad. We owe some of these negative connotations […]

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