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Why so few people are left-handed

Why so few people are left-handed | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Right-handers have long accounted for 90 percent of the population, and scientists may have figured out why...
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Sarah Yarborough's curator insight, February 13, 2014 5:55 PM

I think this is a good start for non scholarly articles on my research topic of left handedness. This is, after all, the first question people ask when the topic is brought up - "Why are there so few left handed people?" Well, this is a logical look at why that's true. it explains, in a very clear way, how humans are not cooperative, and as we've evolved, we have fostered the idea of competition, and this has led to why there will always be a small number of left handed individuals. This article does point out the advantages of being left handed in a number of sports, and that might be an aspect I want to include in my essay. 

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Razer to hand over new gaming mouse for lefties

Razer to hand over new gaming mouse for lefties | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Not everyone understands the plight of left-handed computer gamers like Razer, which is planning to release its second mouse for southpaws. Read this blog post by Christopher MacManus on Crave.
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Blog: On being a lefty

Blog: On being a lefty | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
About one in ten Americans is left-handed. Years ago being a lefty was considered a disadvantage, almost a curse. I have three siblings and none of them is left-handed. But two members of my family have tendencies.
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Left-Handedness: No Longer Suspect; Still A Mystery : NPR

Left-Handedness: No Longer Suspect; Still A Mystery : NPR | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Lefties get a bad rap — they're sometimes called untrustworthy or insincere, and some dubious studies even claim they die young. Author Rik Smits sets out to debunk those claims in a new book, The Puzzle of Left-handedness.
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Is Left-Handedness a Disadvantage for Musicians? | Psychology Today

Is Left-Handedness a Disadvantage for Musicians? | Psychology Today | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
A study of left-handed musicians has some surprising results. By Jeanette Bicknell, Ph.D....
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The Health Risks of Being Left-Handed

The Health Risks of Being Left-Handed | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Left-handers have been the subject of stigma over the centuries. Now researchers are recognizing the scientific importance of understanding why people primarily use one hand or the other.
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Left Handed Writers? | Word Grrls

Left Handed Writers? | Word Grrls | Left-Handed | Scoop.it

"When it comes to typing on the keyboard does being left or right handed matter? Will being left-handed be forgotten now that we don’t write in long hand very often?"

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Left Handed Store | RedGage

Left Handed Store | RedGage | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
I am the proud Mom of a southpaw which means one of my children is left handed. Now if you are left handed you know how frustrating it is to live in a right handed world. It is so frustrating to find products for your child.
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Left Handed Facts and Statistics [infographic]

Left Handed Facts and Statistics [infographic] | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
15% of people are left handed.I always thought this number was higher -- and according to some of my left handed friends and family, also s...
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Playing Left-Handed At Wimbledon Is As Big An Advantage As Playing Right-Handed

Today's New York Times reports from Wimbledon on the sneaky advantage that left-handed tennis players enjoy on grass: An estimated 10 percent of the world's population is left-handed, but in the men's and women's singles at Wimbledon, five of the...
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Lefty's Left Hand | Left handed products store for left handers - All kind of left handed items

Lefty's Left Hand | Left handed products store for left handers - All kind of left handed items | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Our left handed products store has biggest and most interesting selection of left-handed products, tools, scissors, kitchen items, office supplies, and gifts.
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MLB Power Rankings: The 50 Best Left-Handed Power Hitters of the Last 50 Years

MLB Power Rankings: The 50 Best Left-Handed Power Hitters of the Last 50 Years | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Left-handed people are at a distinct disadvantage in our society. For southpaws, scissors are upside down, doorknobs are in the wrong place and even firearms don't feel right (pun intended)...
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Why being left-handed may make you better at basketball

Why being left-handed may make you better at basketball | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
The low number of people who are left-handed has come about because of high-levels of human cooperation, Northwestern University researchers claimed.
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Why lefties are handy at adapting - investigating handedness - Arts blog - Scotsman.com

Why lefties are handy at adapting - investigating handedness - Arts blog - Scotsman.com | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
IT’S not all pain and frustration when you live in the looking glass world of the southpaw, writes Alice Wyllie...
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Observing Life: Being left-handed is cool, not sinister - The National

Observing Life: Being left-handed is cool, not sinister - The National | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
The life of a lefty isn't all cool quirkiness and uber-uniqueness. It comes with its fair share of trials and tribulations.
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Left Handed in a Right-Handed World - Motion Marketing & Media

Left Handed in a Right-Handed World - Motion Marketing & Media | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Ms. P was a fifth grade teacher who had light purple hair and carried a wooden ruler. Whack!
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So What if Left-Handed People Have More Health Risks

So What if Left-Handed People Have More Health Risks | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Man, left-handed people can't catch a break, can they? Not only do they need special scissors and sporting equipment and seating positions at the...
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Left-Handed Products Help Lefties Think Better: Mom of Honors Student whose Grades Improved with Left-Handed Notebooks Thanks leftyslefthanded.com.

Left-Handed Products Help Lefties Think Better: Mom of Honors Student whose Grades Improved with Left-Handed Notebooks Thanks leftyslefthanded.com. | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Left-Handed Products help Lefties Think Better: Mom of an Honors Student whose grades improved when she discovered their Left-Handed Notebooks Thanks leftyslefthanded.com. "It's easier to think, Mom," reported...
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The Body Odd - New book explores the mysteries of southpaws

The Body Odd - New book explores the mysteries of southpaws | Left-Handed | Scoop.it

How do we explain that through the centuries, all over the world, there has always been a consistent left-handed minority of people of around 10 percent?
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20 Greatest Left-Handed MLB Hitters of All Time

20 Greatest Left-Handed MLB Hitters of All Time | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Jim Thome is not what an average baseball fan might call a pure hitter. His career batting average is under .280, and he ranks second all-time in batter strikeouts. But Thome also boasts 601 career home runs and a ...
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International Left Handers' Day Lobbies Manufacturers To Design ...

International Left Handers' Day Lobbies Manufacturers To Design ... | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Left handed tennis champions. It's not just the White House where left handers dominate, 40% of the world's tennis champions are southpaws. Famous left handers include Rafael Nadal, John McEnroe. Rod Laver, Jimmy Connors ...
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Is being left-handed actually a form of cognitive impairment?

That's the finding of a new study examining the link between cognitive ability and handedness. Lefties score consistently lower on aptitude tests than righties, and left-handedness is cognitively equivalent to being born prematurely.
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MLB Power Rankings: The 50 Best Left-Handed Power Hitters of the Last 50 Years

MLB Power Rankings: The 50 Best Left-Handed Power Hitters of the Last 50 Years | Left-Handed | Scoop.it
Left-handed people are at a distinct disadvantage in our society. For southpaws, scissors are upside down, doorknobs are in the wrong place and even firearms don't feel right (pun intended)...
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