Underachievement Unlocked

14 jan. 2023

"Left-right discrimination is quite a complex process, calling upon memory, language, visual and spatial processing, and mental rotation. In fact, researchers are only just beginning to get to the bottom of exactly what's going on in our brains when we do it – and why it's much easier for some people than others." (This article has given me a phobia of ever needing surgery on a specific, lateralized part of my body.)

Why some people can’t tell left from right

It can seem like an almost childish mistake, but a surprising number of adults confuse left from right and scientists are only just starting to understand why.

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