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International Left-Handers Day 2020: Here Are 10 Interesting Facts About Lefties That Make Them Unique

International Left-Handers Day is held on 13 August all over the world to celebrate the uniqueness of lefties. The day was first observed in 1976 by Dean R Campbell, founder of the Lefthanders International, Inc. Also Read – Independence Day 2020: Know History And Significance of The Day as India Celebrates Its 74th Year of Freedom

Considering that left-handedΒ person’s life is full of obstacles, the day is celebrated to raise awareness of the advantages and disadvantages of being left-handed in a predominantly right-handed world. Also Read – Ankita Lokhande Shows Support For Sushant Singh Rajput’s Grieving Sister Shweta in Demanding CBI Inquiry

Notable personalities like Sachin Tendulkar, Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, Aristotle are all lefties. Our very own Prime Minister Narendra Modi too is believed to be a left-hander. Also Read – J&k: 3 Families Lodge Missing Report Alleging Killing of Their Kins in Fake Encounter Case; Police Match DNA Samples

Here are some interesting facts about lefties:

Around 10 per cent of people worldwide are left-handed.

Left-handed people are more intelligent and creative thinkers, as Science confirms that they have more mental flexibility than the rest.

Lefties use the right side of their brain more, which makes them more inclined towards Art

Lefties have better underwater-vision than right-handed people

The connection between the left and right sides of the brain is better in left-handers.

Lefties are efficient at multitasking and also have abetter memory compared to the righties

Deemed to be more skilled in terms of language, left-handers are also considered to be better leaders.

Lefties are also great at sports like baseball, players, tennis, swimming, boxing and fencing.

Lefties are more prone to migraines and sleep deprivation problems, however, they recover faster from injuries

Left-handers also face a higher risk of insomnia, psychosis and alcoholism

Here is how Twitter marked the day:

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