According to Harvard University research from 2014, left-handed people have 10 to 12 percent lower annual income. Why do they earn less?
Experts attributed this to cognitive differences.According to the results of numerous studies, left-handed people do more 'manual' work and encounter cognitive problems that often affect them more than right-handed people.
Adults and older left-handed people have certainly dealt with the opinion that left-handedness is something unnatural and tried to change it.
Performing certain physical tasks was harder for them because of that than to right-handed people.
2. Athletic abilities
Regardless of the previous point, left-handed people could earn a lot more than right-handed people if they decided to play certain sports. This primarily goes for tennis, boxing, baseball or any sport that involves throwing or passing.
The thing is that right-handed people seldom practice defense from unusual and unexpected angles, which comes naturally to left-handed people.
Many think that Rafael Nadal, one of the best tennis players in the world is left-handed. However, he is actually right-handed, but his uncle and coach Toni Nadal, taught him from an early age to play tennis with weaker left hand, because he knew that it is a big advantage in this sport.
According to extensive study of the Scottish universities Abetray, left-handed people are more prone to self-criticism and questioning everything.
Right-handed people are often more impulsive and worry less about mistakes that they might make, while left-handed people do not like spontaneous decisions but prefer to think well before making them.
Left-handed people will hesitate, and right-handed will immediately jump straight to the head.