20 Facts about Left Handed People

Here is a list of 20 interesting facts about left-handed people which you probably didn’t know. These facts will amaze you, and you will find that there are a lot of fun and interesting facts about left handers which you weren’t aware of!

interesting and fun left handed people facts

Interesting Left Handed People Facts:

  1. 10% of the world’s population is left-handed!
  2. Few of the famous left handed people are Napoleon, Da Vinci, Einstein, Newton, Bill Gates, Oprah, Obama, Hugh Jackman and Bradd Pitt!
  3. Since 1996, every August 13th is celebrated as “Left-Handers Day“!
  4. They are more likely to be on extreme poles of the intelligence scale, that is, either have a very high IQ or a low one!
  5. Left-handed people are more likely to be insomniacs!
  6. More than 2,500 left-handed people are killed every year by using equipment meant for right handed people!
  7. On an average, left-handed people die 3 years earlier than right-handed people!
  8. They are more prone to migraines, compared to right-handed people!
  9. According to research, they are better at multitasking!
  10. On an average, there are more left-handed people with IQs over 140 than right-handed people, according to a study!
  11. They process things faster while playing video games or sports!
  12. According to a study, left-handed college graduates on average become 26% richer than right-handed graduates!
  13. Homosexuals are 39% more likely to be left-handed!
  14. They tend to chew on the left side of the mouth, as compared to right-handed people who tend to chew on the right side!
  15. According to studies, prematurely born babies are more likely to be left-handed!
  16. Inherited genes account for just 25% of the chance of being left-handed, according to a study!
  17. They are more likely to pursue creative careers!
  18. Soldiers  who are left handed prepare and throw grenades upside down because of how the safety pin is placed!
  19. According to a research, left handed people are affected by post-traumatic stress far more than right handed people!
  20. They are three times more likely to become alcoholics as the right side of the brain has a lower tolerance to alcohol!

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