Big Finger; Big Athlete?

By comparing your index and ring fingers, a neuroscientist can tell if you are likely to be anxious, or if you are likely to be a good athlete.

Apparently, it is common knowledge that adults whose index finger is shorter than their ring finger were exposed to greater amounts of testosterone when they were in the womb. Carl Pintzka, a medical doctor and researcher at the Norwegian Competence Service for Functional MRI, believes that both men and women with this characteristic are likely to have better spatial recognition skills as adults and have better better physical and athletic abilities. They are, also, more likely to have ADHD and Tourette’s syndrome interestingly enough.

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