Monday, April 06, 2009

Make Your Brain Better While Brushing Your Teeth

According to the always helpful Lifehacker people if you switch your hands while brushing your teeth you could make your brain more agile and brush parts of your mouth you may miss while sticking to one hand. I can attest to this being a challenge because a couple of weeks ago I switched hands while using a computer mouse. I was getting some pain in my right elbow due to computer use so I now use my left hand. Adapting to using my left hand with the mouse was challenging. It felt like I was learning to think again. I am now almost as adept with my right hand as with my right. Those of you that know I am left handed may find it difficult to imagine a left hander having trouble using a mouse with his left but I had been using my right hand as my mouser since I first started using a computer back in the early to mid 90s. I think I'll try to brush my teeth with my right hand tonight. I did try using my right hand once and ended up stabbing myself in the gums with the uncontrolled toothbrush. That hurts like hell so be careful if you try it.

1 comment:

Kevin said...

I'd give my left arm to be ambidextrous.