International Day of Left-Handers
What do Julius Caesar, Jimi Hendrix, Bill Gates, Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Lord Robert Baden-Powell and Ernö Rubik, the inventor of the Rubik’s cube have in common? They are all left-handed …
An international day is dedicated to them, and it is August 13 (lucky day?) Which is dedicated to them.
They “do” represent “only” about 12% of the population, but left-handers have always been the subject of many misconceptions.
Long regarded as abnormal, left-handed schoolchildren were encouraged to use their right hand to write and draw.
Today, mentalities have evolved and being left-handed is sometimes even considered an advantage in certain areas, such as sports for example.
The difference between right-handed and left-handed is at the level of the brain or, in more technical terms, laterality, that is to say, preferring a double limb to another, the left hand to the right hand by example.