Left-handed people have it tough. Scissors aren't meant for them, the average mouse isn't shaped for them and gloves aren't meant for them. Everyday life has been all backwards. But it's okay! You can be normal on the Internet now with this left hand pointer icon.
Psychologists have always assumed that the way emotions are organized in the brain is the same for all of us. But now, a new study suggests that left-handers process emotion in the opposite side of the brain to right-handers—which could change the way we think about and treat mental disorders.
Whether we're right-handed or left-handed can have a huge impact on what we subconsciously associate with good and bad. Right-handers, according to psychologists, see things to the right them as being better than things on their left.
Almost everybody has a dominant hand that they use, but it's actually a mystery why that is. After all, we can see both of our hands just as well, and there's no built-in reason why one should work better than the other. But some grabby parrots might hold the deep evolutionary reason behind handedness.
I don't know why you'd want to be a leftie, but at least we know the choice is out there if now. The magic causing the change of dexterity is called Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, and is specifically intended for right-handers.
Hey lefties, I'm sorry you were born with that uh, disability, but it's okay because Elecom has designed a mouse just for you! Aren't you special? Actually, this mouse is better for a lefty sharing a computer with a normal human being, err, righty. This beautiful canary yellow mouse includes a switch that will swap…