Although left-handed children usually are more flexible in their hand usage than right-handers, this may be because they are forced to function in a world designed for right-handers.
However, there is some evidence that left-handed people may be more at risk for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or language-processing disorders, including dyslexia and stuttering.
Beginner banjos come in right or left-handed models, so choose the one you are most comfortable with; there is no need to re-string a right-handed model to accommodate a lefty.
The best way to do that is to move your player over four or five clicks (about the fourth line from the right or left, depending on if you're right- or left-handed.
Left-handed children can become very frustrated when they are trying to imitate a right-handed parent or sibling, particularly with activities such as shoe-tying.
Archeological evidence indicates that the proportion of left-handed to right-handed people was about the same 30,000 years ago as it is in the early 2000s.
Children of left-handed parents have a 50 percent chance of being right-handed and 18 percent of identical twins differ in their handedness.
Other scientists believe that handedness should be measured on a continuum from completely right-handed to completely left-handed.
In this scenario, one would be right-handed and the other left-handed, or their natural hair part would be on the opposite side.
In particular, left-handed children often were forced by parents or teachers to use their right hand for eating and writing.