A Left Hand Turn Around the World by David Wolman
Chasing the Mystery and Meaning of All Things Southpaw

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Are Southpaws really more creative, or is that just a myth? Is there a gene for left-handedness? David Wolman--a lefty, and proud of it--sets out to answer these and other questions on a journey through the world of the left-hander
 

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David Wolman is a journalist whose work has appeared in such publications as Discover, Newsweek, New Scientist, Forbes, Outside, Wired, and the San Jose Mercury News. He lives in Portland, Oregon.
 
Published April 24, 2009 by Da Capo Press. 248 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math, Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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there’s a lot more to it than that, even if Wolman favors a gods-for-clods approach, for beyond the two facts that the brain halves are distinct and joined by the corpus callosum, he writes, “there’s no need to be weighed down with more brainy lingo.” Aspiring brain surgeons need not fear, howeve...

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