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RE: lefty's

Wow- there are alot of lefty's here!  Me too.
Just to clarify- both sides of your brain are involved in activities (motor
and language), just sometime more one than the other (that is unless you
have no corpus callosum).  The majority of lefties are ambidextrous to some
degree.  Most right-handers are only right-handed.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]On
Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 6:50 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] time to vent!--lefty's

In a message dated 06/24/2004 8:59:51 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
justme@prairieinet.net writes:
Interesting- how many folks on this list are left handed? My hand is
I have "mixed dominance" and it's genetic.  My grandfather had it, as does
least one
of my sons.  When I was young I could write with either hand - can't write
legibly with
either one any more. I could also read upside-down and backward.  I
studied upside down because it made me have to concentrate just a bit more.
My youngest son shares these traits.
My grandfather was a newspaper man who claimed to take down information with
both hands at once - but I didn't really believe him.  Mixed dominance means
that neither side of your brain has complete control.  One effect is that I
tend to stammer - not a Mel Tillis sort of stammer, but an inability to get
word out that I want to say. I also have very strong visual memory, but
frequently can't find the words to go with the image.  It is said that the
brain has no language, so lefties are at a loss for words, but I haven't
to be the case.
It's interesting that left-handedness has been seen to be a threatening
aberation in some
cultures. Some of the brightest people I know are lefties - maybe that's why
less gifted
ones saw them as a threat.

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