Righty titgh-y or Lefty loose-y..........

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Krista - posted on 11/21/2010

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I am right handed, therefore I say left handed people are NOT smrter.

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Sandra - posted on 11/24/2010

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I think left handed people are more creative! My daughter I belive would have been left handed, but my grandma "reversed" her and I did`nt get it until later!
Here is something for all you leftys out there, my daughter got a kick out of this!
Take a pen in each hand and write the same word at the same time with both hands! I can`t do it!
(You should get one word out written right and the other one you can read in the mirror!)
=o)

Amanda - posted on 11/23/2010

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I didn't read the articles yet...but of course your brain would work differently - and sometimes would be forced to work harder (therefore perhaps it does "exercise" more often and works better) Interesting concept. Think about all the things in life that are geared toward Right handed people. So left handed people have to think EXTRA hard to do the same thing. _ Not consciously think harder just their brain has to work harder. Know what I mean?

And it has proven with science that if you are right handed and you do some things and switch it...brush your teeth with your left hand this week. You'll notice that your brain thinks more clearly and your recall will even improve - because your brain has to fire electrons to do the same activity in a different way.

and for you lefties out there - try using your right hand to brush your teeth this week. you'll be even smarter than you are now! hahaha

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My husband and I are both right handed. My uncle is left handed and isn't bright academically but could easily do any diy jobs!

Corinne - posted on 11/22/2010

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Okay, my Dad is a lefty and was one of the top ten metallurgists in Europe. Earned a killing, flew to foreign countries to consult, wrote papers etc. Was also known to put a tin can in the microwave. Dumbass!

Bonnie - posted on 11/22/2010

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I have been left handed, but had problems writing with my left in highschool due to some kind of nerve issue in that arm/hand so I trained myself to write with my right. I still do a fair bit with my left, but usually keep the writing to my right hand. So I consider myself to be ambidextrous. I don't really know if I consider left handed people to be smarter. I think the world has its share of smart and dumb people and that has nothing to do with them being left handed or right handed.

Becky - posted on 11/21/2010

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I'm a righty and my husband's a lefty, and I'm smarter than him academically. But he's really great with his hands. Those descriptions of righties don't really fit me! I'm not that logical, and definitely not good at time management! I'm quite creative though. Maybe I was meant to be a lefty!

Isobel - posted on 11/21/2010

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Because Q is having so much trouble learning to read, we had him tested for learning disabilities...just to check if it was his fingers or his brain. Anyhoo... as it turns out, we still don't know...his fine motor skills are fine, but his reading skills...ugh.

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I'm ambidextrous. I write with my right hand but can also write left handed if I had to. I broke my right arm as a young child and had to learn to use my left hand. I shoot pool either handed, which makes it a lot easier to make tough shots....I don't have to mangle my body in wierd positions to make a shot...I just switch hands :) I bowl right handed. I brush my hair, shave, brush my teeth with both hands. I generally use a knife with my right hand but can also cut with my left. I eat left handed. I stir things right handed but pour things left handed. Some people will say that it's because I broke my right arm, some will say it's because I was a right hander born into a lefty family. Either way, I don't ever remember not doing lots of things with both hands. My IQ is 142, so I don't know how that relates to the right / left / intelligence thing with me being both.

Isobel - posted on 11/21/2010

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and he's having trouble reading...(but he tests in the 90th percentile in regards to spacial intelligence...with good things...come bad :(

Isobel - posted on 11/21/2010

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my son is ambidextrous (and has been tested so in regards to fine motor skills...which is almost unheard of)...BOOYAH!!!

Katherine - posted on 11/21/2010

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So left handed people use both hemispheres of their brain. It's like saying you walk on both feet. BFD. Doesn't mean squat.

Hannah - posted on 11/21/2010

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I didnt know that twins have a more likely hood to have at least one if not both left handed :)

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I am a lefty :) So are my mom and sister--I had no idea that lefties were the minority until I hit middle school :P
We definitely process information differently, according to my husband. I don't think either is more intelligent than the other. Most of the lefties I know are more creative and visual, but scatterbrained and more likely to be ADD but lack the Hyperactivity manifestation, while most of the righties I know tend to be more logical thinkers, more efficient in managing time, and if they are diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, Hyperactivity is usually also present. I find the differences fascinating and tend to read about it a lot.

Jenny - posted on 11/21/2010

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I am a lefty too. And a Scorpio to boot.

We do use our brains differently than righties, it's been monitored. It's not any better or worse though, just different.

Totally kididng, we're far superior =P

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My brother is a lefty. The girls and I are righties (can't tell w/ Caleb for sure yet), so I'm going w/.... Righties are smarter! ;)

Jenn - posted on 11/21/2010

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Why is it a load of crap? Did you read what it said? It's not that we're more intelligent, but our brains use information differently than a righty brain. I don't think it has anything to do with people trying to make themselves seem better than anyone; it was some studies that they did on how our brains are different.

Sharon - posted on 11/21/2010

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Its a load of crap. But thanks for reminding me that the world is full of shit ways to try and make ones self seem better than others.

Jodi - posted on 11/21/2010

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I wasn't sure how to describe it, wise probably was not the right word. But believe me, her mind is NOT going a million miles a minute :) She's probably in the clouds thinking of her boyfriend, LOL.

Jenn - posted on 11/21/2010

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Jodi - a high level of intellect and being a scatterbrain can go hand in hand. It's hard to stay focused on one task when your mind is constantly going a million miles a minute. And I don't know of many 18 year olds who are "wise" LOL!

Lacye - posted on 11/21/2010

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in some cases yes. my stepmother, my sister, and one of my nieces are left handed and they are very smart but my bf is also left handed and well, yeah. i'll let you take it from there. lol

Jodi - posted on 11/21/2010

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I haven't had the chance to read the articles yet (will get to it later), but I beg to differ.....my step-daughter is a leftie, and she is the epitomy of a dumb blonde, I promise you...... I mean, she is reasonably bright (does well in the things she applies herself to), but she's a total scatterbrain, and she isn't very "wise" for an 18 year old. How does one define intelligence?

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