For centuries, society has looked down on left-handed people – but no more! In this list, we dig into some advantages lefties have over righties. As you’ll see, there are quite a few. If you’re left-handed, rejoice! If you’re right handed, it may be time to try being a bit more ambidextrous. Enjoy this list of 25 ways lefties are better than righties.
Though only about 10% of the population are left-handed, 20% of MENSA members are left-handed.
Quicker information processing
By using both sides of their brain more often, left-handed people can process more information than the more commonly occurring righties.
Faster recovery times
Lefties have been found to recover faster from strokes affecting one part of their brain since they often have to use both parts in a right-centric world.
Left-handed people tend to be better at artistic pursuits. Did you know that Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Leonardo da Vinci were all lefties?
Better sports players
In sports as diverse as boxing, tennis, and baseball, left-handed people perform better than their right-handed counterparts. It’s not entirely known why, but it could be due to other players having less practice dealing with their moves.