Left-handed people are a rarity. In fact, studies suggest that only 10% of the entire world population is left-handed, meaning they are more skillful with their left hands when performing all kinds of tasks.
If you are a part of this very exclusive “club,” rejoice! According to scientists, you may actually be smarter than the vast majority of people. Extensive research done at St. Lawrence University shows that there were more left-handed people with IQS over 140 throughout history than right-handed people.
Albert Einstein, Benjamin Franklin, Isaac Newton, and Charles Darwin are just a few of the famous intellectuals who were left-handed. Barack Obama is also among those who use their left hand to write and perform everyday tasks.
So what’s the explication behind left-handed people’s increased likelihood to become successful personalities and leaders? Well, it seems that distinctive features of the organism of many left-handed people empower them to be exceptionally good at architecture, mathematics and spatial awareness.
Pretty cool, right? If you want to learn more about the science behind what makes left-handed people more likely to become intellectuals, make sure to watch the vide below in full. You’ll get to learn some fascinating facts.