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sojourner February 2nd, 2014 6:07pm

Would you want to be ambidextrous? See link to article in comments.

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dale41 Grand Master of FIRSTS
02/02/14 12:52 pm

I am ambidextrous. It is useful.

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EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/02/14 1:32 pm

I use C4D. Mouse or tablet with left and keypad with right. Unfortunately many hotkeys are left hand biased, so my right is jumping all over the keyboard.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
02/02/14 3:50 pm

I am one. I can't imagine not being one.

Goldiemol dry side of WA
02/02/14 3:56 pm

I am adhd and know my IQ. I'm not dumb by any stretch of the imagination, but I might be emotionally swayed. I don't have schizophrenia.

nastusha1079 LV426
02/02/14 9:31 pm

My daughter is! It's super cool watching her use both hands. I'm comfortable with my right hand being dominant hand

sojourner present
02/02/14 11:30 am

even though that means you are more likely to be less intelligent, have adhd, schizophrenia and are easier to sway emotionally? I came across the article and never considered before that there might be a downside to it!

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/02/14 12:05 pm

It is. Don't use the wrist, but use your left elbow more.

Kay41 the Midwest
02/02/14 11:33 am

Lol....guess I had better read the article first before answering! This is something I am always harping on my students to do....guess I had better follow my own advice.:)

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/02/14 12:07 pm

iPhone? When you make a poll, it is the bottom most line below the answers. The link doesn't show up on the web interface though so it's good to still include it in the comments.

sojourner present
02/02/14 11:34 am

ooh, found another, this is interesting to me because I always wanted to be ambidextrous.maybe not so much now,
io9.com/why-training-yourself-to-be-ambidextrous-is-a-bad-idea-458673693

sojourner present
02/02/14 12:38 pm

I'm pretty good with my left but I'm not truly ambidextrous. According to the article it's not bad to develop skill with your non-dominant hand as long as you don't do it to the detriment/exclusion of the dominant hand.

samf918
02/02/14 3:35 pm

Yes! When my hand gets tired after writing a lot (ie notes in class), I would love to be able to switch and give the other hand a break

knetzere Illinois
02/02/14 12:40 pm

I just want to increase my efficiency. I do cad design and I figure it would be a lot faster to use both hands

sojourner present
02/02/14 11:36 am

and how do you attach the link to the poll? I upgraded but dont see where to do this.

sojourner present
02/02/14 12:09 pm

thanks. I'm on an ipad so I'll check next time i make a poll.

sojourner present
02/02/14 12:10 pm

now I want go try to use the mouse with my left hand

knetzere Illinois
02/02/14 11:38 am

I've tried to get myself to use the mouse with my lady so I can type with my right. It's not easy

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/02/14 12:14 pm

I had to when I developed carpal tunnel, before my Mrs introduced me to teasel tincture which remedies it. Being a graphic artist sucked before I got a graphics tablet. Now I draw (but not write) well with both hands, but they have distinct styles.