Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

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Post by JMD » Sat Dec 16, 2006 10:28 pm

well, lefties have an advantage in sports when they develop their skills. i'm right handed but i would really like to be able to dominate my left hand because it's very useful in any sport.. makes your opponent crazy when doing defense.

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Post by Yen » Tue Jan 30, 2007 6:08 am

I'm a left hand person. My teacher forced me to write by right hand too But I can remember how to write by left hand so now I can write both my two hands. Do you think it's cool to know how to write both hands, right??
Like JMD said if we can use both hands, we had many advantage in sports and others. THis is an execiting topic ^^

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Re: Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

Post by Valery » Sat Feb 10, 2007 2:45 pm

I want to tell you that in China left-handed people are very clever.

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Post by crusher » Mon Feb 12, 2007 8:31 am

Hi,

Actually, after read whole text was typed before me. Even if all of was lived at somewhere, just want to say OH MY GOD.

What a funny teacher who wants to warn and force to students to use right-hand i/o left-hand.Both of them has advantages&disadvantages. But really it comes too diffucult to understand. That's enough to make smile :) to this event. :lol:

Rgrds,

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Post by UFO » Fri Mar 02, 2007 11:27 am

Hi,

I am also left-handed. I heard that left handed people are more creative one as they use heavily right hemisphere of their brains. They are good at art, music, etc.. Another fact that as mentioned above, to be able to use both hands is more advantageous because when we use both hand it means that we use both of hemispheres actively. Using both hands improves brain and imagination, mathematic and thinking skills. Although i am left handed person, I started to use my right hand and do exercises for 20 minutes by writing something on a piece of paper. This is a good exercise to improve my intelligence. There are more exercises to do this..

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Post by keeper » Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:01 am

i heard that left-hand people is more clever than right-hand people,is that true?

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Post by MissLT » Thu Mar 08, 2007 7:14 am

No.

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Post by UFO » Tue Mar 20, 2007 9:42 pm

keeper wrote:i heard that left-hand people is more clever than right-hand people,is that true?
not clever but creative

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Post by ghadeer » Wed Mar 21, 2007 6:46 pm

I think it is not a matter wether if anyone is right-hand or left-hand and i believe that all people can use the both of them but some people use to do right hand and some left hand.But in some countries people force their children to use right hand especially in islamic countries that there is something related to religion that encourages people to use their right hand especially while eating.i believe that humans have great power can surprise us but need training.

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Post by UFO » Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:45 pm

hi ghadeer, i am also from an islamic country. I am a left-handed. My parent never forced me to use my right hand while eating. I heard some ideas that muslims can't use left hands while eating. But it is not true. I asked my teacher in primary school and he lightened me up. Now i am practising to use my left hand while writing. Because I heard that trying to use another hand enhance the power of brain. ;)

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Post by bigpotato » Thu Mar 22, 2007 8:01 am

UFO wrote:I heard that left handed people are more creative one as they use heavily right hemisphere of their brains. They are good at art, music, etc..
You are right! Each of the hemisphere has its own use. It's proved that the right hemisphere of left-handed people' brains is more developed while the left one of right-handed people' brains work out better . So the left-handed people often more creative and imaginative so they good at art or creative activities(just often) and right-handed ones think better especially logical problems, they good at maths, sciences. Anyway, I write by my right hand. :)
UFO wrote:I started to use my right hand and do exercises for 20 minutes by writing something on a piece of paper. This is a good exercise to improve my intelligence.
That's true. It's a way to improve your brain's power

Another point I want to talk is that it's logical someway when your teacher forces you to write by your right hand. As you know, most of us write from left to right on the page. It's not natural random that human use right hand and write from left to right. If you write by left hand, just inconvenient for you when your hand cover the word right after you write the next one -> you can't see what you've written and sometimes the hand can smudge the words. It's similar that you use your right hand and write from right to left. Try, you'll know what I mean :D.

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Post by ghadeer » Thu Mar 22, 2007 10:38 am

hi UFO,i know that using left hand is not wrong and i have many friends use their right hand and they are muslims but some people when their children are growing up tell their children to use right hand and that is better so childrengrow up using their right hand. iam muslim and use my right hand but no body force me to use my right hand.
thank you UFO.where are you from?

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Post by UFO » Fri Mar 23, 2007 10:02 am

Hi bigpatato,
I understood what you mean. You are right. :) But I developed a technique to see what I am writing. :) I turn the notebook a little to see. :) A point that I am still surprised, I am not good at art in fact. I am good at language and math. I like to solve logical problems. :S Maybe I have potential ability that I could not reveal. ;)

Hi ghadeer,
I am from Turkey, a country among Asia and Europe. It belongs to Asia. Turkey have breeze forum Asia and carry the features of Europe.

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Post by ghadeer » Thu Mar 29, 2007 3:26 am

Hi UFO
How are you?
Nice to meet you.I know about Turkey and wish to have the opportunity to visit it.

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Post by Yen » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:05 pm

I think the teachers forced students use right-hand, it have a reason. The materials, sissors, tables, book make for the people who use the right-hand. So, it is very unconvience to use left-hand. That's why the teacher forced students use their right-hand when they are kid.

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Post by Heidi » Sat Jun 02, 2007 5:52 am

Yen wrote:I think the teachers forced students use right-hand, it have a reason. The materials, sissors, tables, book make for the people who use the right-hand. So, it is very unconvience to use left-hand. That's why the teacher forced students use their right-hand when they are kid.
actually,considering the practical piont,what you said is pretty right.However,in anothe side--the willingness of the guys who tend to use left hand,which i mean, they enjoy their habits,no matter how huge obstables,such as the shame of eye from friends,colleagues,or regarded as an eccentric,or just the inconvenience you mensioned,what it might be!sometimes they do not care or just constantly fight and triumph such barriers---maybe their guys will spend more time practice their letters than the right-hand person dose.anyway,let the nature get its own course. :wink:

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Post by Bambang » Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:46 pm

I don't think that by using our left hands more often, it can develop our right brain. As far as I know, we can develop our right brain by doing some activities such as singing, painting, dancing, and the like.

Can you explain more detail on the activities you meant? And one more, who the scientists did you mean that put forward this theory? And what is the scientific explanations?

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Products are designed by the market's need

Post by Bambang » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:07 pm

brianmiller wrote:I'm right-handed, but I golf left-handed and I am definitely at a disadvantage when trying to buy gof equipment, especially here in Japan. You can find any brand or model club you want if your righthanded, you can try out the club if you want and often there are great bargains to be had. But there is a very limited selection of lefty stuff, which you can't try and is almost never on sale.

Boo Hoo!

My friends, I just wanna say that it's normal that most products are designed for right-handed people. One of the basic principles when a company designs their products, it's based on the market's need. They do research first, what products are most demanded, what models are most preferred, and who are the potencial buyers etc. Of course a company wants their products to be bought as much as possible. Since the majority of the buyers is right-handed, then automatically the company designs and manufactures their products which are friendly with right-handed people.

I think left-handed people can not complain on this. All they have to do is to adjust to this situation. And I think it's not a big deal to adjust with it. In fact, many left-handed people can do this, and it doesn't need too much energy to do it.

So, for those who are left-handed, with all my respect, please accept the reality and adjust your selves with this reality.

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Post by Bambang » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:22 pm

shadds wrote: I have read somewhere that if a left hander is forced to use his right hand or vice-versa the person starts stammering or sluring while speaking.. and it is certain natural functioning of the brain that makes any boby righ or left hander...

My friend, what books or articles have you read on this? I just wanna advice you to be a critical reader. Not all of the things you heard are the truth and not all of the things you read are correct. Analyse the arguments then pick your stance. A left-hander will not start stammering or sluring while speaking just because he is trying to practise his right hand and vice versa.

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Re: Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

Post by Bambang » Sun Jun 17, 2007 2:39 pm

Valery wrote:I want to tell you that in China left-handed people are very clever.
My friend, the cleverness does not depend on whether someone is left-handed or right-handed. Many right- handers are very clever but many of them are very stupid. Similarly, Lots and lots of left-handers are very very clever but a lot of them are very very stupid.

This concept happens in every and each corner of this planet including China.

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OF COURSE THERE'S DISADVANTAGE

Post by stinks » Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:18 pm

In my opinion there's disadvantage between left-handed people and right-handed people.
when I was young my mom forced me to write with right hand becauce I'm left-handed. I think that is disadvantage for left-handed peole because it is natural habit and people force them to change it. It's unfair for us, left-handed people.
Since left-handed people should be allowed to write with their left hand.

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Start from your family.

Post by Bambang » Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:15 am

Dear stinks

I think you should change that rule which forces left-handers to write with right hand. Start from you family first, neighborhood, country, and this world at the end.

Psychologically speaking, it's not good for one's mentality to get forced to do something that is against his body nature.

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Re: Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

Post by skorpion » Tue Aug 21, 2007 1:31 pm

TalkingPoint wrote:To what extent are left-handed people disadvantaged in the world today?

What do you think?
Are we disadvantaged? Nope!

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Post by hedwig14 » Fri Oct 05, 2007 5:37 am

coz they are outnumbered? i think they're very artistic.. their right hemisphere is more developed than ours. they have their own advantages..

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Post by yinzhang » Thu Dec 27, 2007 4:05 pm

I think that using left hand to do things is really cool! many of my teachers and friends are left-handed. I like that.
There was a period of time when I practised writing in my left hand, but I just couldn't make it, hehe.

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Post by lyphan » Thu Apr 01, 2010 11:47 am

UFO wrote:
keeper wrote:i heard that left-hand people is more clever than right-hand people,is that true?
not clever but creative
That is right.
Napoleon is left-handed.
In my opinion, left-handed people have some more advantages.
It is clear that mobile phone be popular nowadays. Each person has at least one. Scientists have shown that your brain is affected more when you use your right ear to make a phone call. It is simply to see that the left-handed people usually use their left ear, not the right one.

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Post by coolg » Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:11 pm

Shazzam wrote:I have noticed that most people that are right handed have neater hand writting :? . I think in some instances too because of the universal way that writing books are made it is easy for them to smudge their work. What do you think? :idea:
It might be possible, but refering to my right hand writing, it is not neat at all {-;
And it became worse and worse since I'm used to typing on my keyboard {-:

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Re: Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

Post by ArnauEstanyol » Fri Dec 17, 2010 11:43 am

My son is ambidextrous. We have always thought that's an advantage. But my aunt, when she was young, her parents tied his left hand so could not use it. A barbaric thing.

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Re: Are left-handed people disadvantaged?

Post by sweethuman » Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:14 am

I dont personally dont think so it makes any difference whether you are right hinded or left hinded or if there is any magneficence to be right handed. However in an article I have read that the right handed live 9 years more than as compare to the left handed people, :!!: Though I dont think so it can have any reality. :-?

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