Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Left-handedness

  • Left-handedness: Is it the winner’s curse?

    Isuri Wimalasiri Kandawela Estate, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka Writing left-handed. Crop of photo by *Physalis on Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0. Most human beings, some 85% to 95%, are right-handed, and the remainder consists mainly of left-handers and a negligibly small number of ambidextrous people. Hand orientation is decided during intrauterine life, but if a child shows hand…