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

Righties are less affected by fear

A study conducted by Queen Margaret University suggests the brain creates memories in different ways for lefties and righties. Study participants watched a particularly scary scene of Silence of the Lambs, and the left-handed people showed signs of PTSD after watching the clip. The leader of the study noted, "The prevalence of post traumatic stress disorder is almost double in left handers compared to right handers."