In one British study, men who were lefties earned 5 percent more than righties, on average, while on the other hand, southpaw women earned 4 percent less than righties.
Researchers Kevin Denny at University College Dublin and Vincent O'Sullivan at University of Warwick maintain that these findings are "consistent with some psychological evidence which suggests that left-handed males have particular talents such as enhanced creativity."
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