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Posted: 12 December 2013 02:20 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 16 ]
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Posted: 12 December 2013 03:53 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 17 ]
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How does one type left-handed? Are you hunting and pecking with one finger?

What instrumnts do you play?

I use my IPad and type with the first two fingers of my left hand while holding it, obviously, with my right. I play the fiddle, Appalachian style, guitar, now not so much as I switched to learning the Irish harp, lap dulcimer and Autoharp.  I also had to learn to shoot long guns right handed but It feels more natural using my left hand.

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Posted: 12 December 2013 08:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 18 ]
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Lois - 11 December 2013 06:14 PM

A more accurate test would be much longer, would be superised by a psychologist under nearly ideal conditions and would have ways of compensating for anomalies. This test is just designed to give an indication of what functions are dominant in a person. It is not a scientific test.

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You’re right, especially since it instructed us to touch our heads and asked which hand we used. Did the test writer anticipate right-handed people would have their left hands free? Like advocates, my right hand was on my trackpad so I used my left hand. I scored a 56/44, which means I should be pretty good at math. I am not.

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Posted: 12 December 2013 07:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 19 ]
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DarronS - 12 December 2013 08:26 AM
Lois - 11 December 2013 06:14 PM

A more accurate test would be much longer, would be superised by a psychologist under nearly ideal conditions and would have ways of compensating for anomalies. This test is just designed to give an indication of what functions are dominant in a person. It is not a scientific test.

Lois

You’re right, especially since it instructed us to touch our heads and asked which hand we used. Did the test writer anticipate right-handed people would have their left hands free? Like advocates, my right hand was on my trackpad so I used my left hand. I scored a 56/44, which means I should be pretty good at math. I am not.

Not ncessarily. I scored 91 left and I was never good at math, though I’ve gotten much better as I’ve grown older.  I believe I have an intrinsic understanding of math but was frightened away from it as a child. Neither my parents nor teachers had any idea of how to teach a child properly. When I showed any lack of understanding they tended to throw up their hands and write me off.

In a scientific test, some questions would be asked orally with the subject, sitting straight in a chair, not using a mouse or holding a pen or pencil.

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Posted: 16 December 2013 03:11 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 20 ]
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Right to left:  59/41

The dancer question was a little odd though. Cuz it depends on what perespective your viewing. Viewing from top or bottom would have different direction

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Posted: 16 December 2013 12:56 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 21 ]
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I.J. Abdul Hakeem - 16 December 2013 03:11 AM

Right to left:  59/41

The dancer question was a little odd though. Cuz it depends on what perespective your viewing. Viewing from top or bottom would have different direction

It’s best to submit your answer according to which direction she seems to be going at your very first glance without analyzing it or trying to make it appear to change direction.

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Posted: 10 January 2014 05:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 22 ]
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Dead even 50-50.  That’ll give me something to brag about.  I wish it meant something.

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Posted: 10 January 2014 06:41 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 23 ]
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I had forgotten about this this thread, but I happened to be organizing old files on a flash drive, and I found a research report from about four years ago where the scientists found that a fair number of left handers’ brains had reversed functions, that is, what was expected to be a left brain function was taking place on the right side and vice versa.

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Posted: 10 January 2014 06:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 24 ]
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The first time I saw that rotating dancer I was able to make the rotation change with some concentration.  It is a lot harder now.

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