Top 10 Most Fascinating Facts About Ambidextrous People
It's pretty rare to have this trait, making them rarer than left-handed people, but only if you have the capability to write with both hands. It is said that 10% of the world's population is left-handed, and that 1% of the world's population is ambidextrous, according to the American Psychological Association.
Wow, I didn't know that. Good list.
That pretty much explains how they can perform tasks simultaneously with both hands. It would be so cool if I could use one hand to write down some important information and use my other hand to doodle simultaneously.
Synesthesia is essentially the crossing of senses with one another, or cross-sensory perception. For example, people with synesthesia can taste color and see sound.
According to a study published in the Brain and Behavior journal, they can experience greater age-related decline in the hippocampus and amygdala.
It's interesting how a few of these facts also apply to left-handed people.
Though they display talent in art, music, and sports, they don't excel as strongly in academics. They have trouble processing math and language. Despite this, there are many talented celebrities like Leonardo da Vinci, LeBron James, and Benjamin Franklin.
It's caused by a gene called LRRTM1, to which lefties can also be exposed, according to a Finnish study.
Interesting. In fact, all of these facts are interesting.
Huh, well then.
According to a Finnish study, ambidextrous people, alongside lefties, are twice as likely to have ADHD as right-handed people.
Due to the stigma about left-handedness being associated with witchcraft, many lefties in the Middle Ages taught themselves to use their right hand. In other cases, people became ambidextrous after injuring their dominant hand.
According to an internet survey by BBC Science and Nature, 9.2% of ambidextrous men and 15.6% of ambidextrous women are said to be attracted to both sexes, while 4% of right-handed men and 4.5% of left-handed men, as well as 6.2% of right-handed women and 6.3% of left-handed women, are reported to be bisexual.
According to a Montclair State University study, they can experience mood changes, and their emotions can be triggered based on their surroundings and the music they listen to. They tend to experience negative emotions influenced by their surroundings.