[LMB] OT: Re: Handedness and birth hair color

Eric Oppen technomad at intergate.com
Sat Sep 24 18:01:58 BST 2011


Quoting Alexandra Haropulos <aharo at erols.com>:

> On 9/24/2011 12:31 AM, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
>> On Sep 23, 2011, at 8:26 AM, Kevin Kennedy wrote:
>>> My right eye also needs more correction with my glasses, and I'm   
>>> right handed. I wonder if a dominant left eye/righthandedness   
>>> contributed to my poor hand/eye coordination for things like   
>>> badminton ping pong, tennis, etc.
>>
>
> I had an interesting experience after my right eye was injured in a car
> accident 30 years ago. For several years I went to being left eye
> dominant, then true bilateral, and now back to right again.
>
> So, evidently the brain has its preferences.
>

I've always been strongly left-eye dominant, but these days, with my  
left eye getting farsighted and my formerly-nearsighted right eye  
getting close to normal, I find myself using my right eye more.

I have wondered what it would be like to have real binocular vision  
the way other people do.

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