Healthy Living

Right-handed vs. Left-handed People: Strange Facts and Health Risks

Left Handed Children Perform Worse in School

In a 2009 study of children 11 and younger, researchers found that left-handed kids struggle more in schools in a variety of subjects such as reading, writing, social development, vocabulary and more.  While this is not true for all children and certainly does not predict their success in adulthood, researchers believe that because lefties use two halves of their brain in unusual ways it can put them at risk for various learning disabilities and issues with motor skills.