Latest Lynn Wright Stories

2008-11-05 08:25:00

New research points a finger to left-handed people who are more likely to get anxious or feel shy or embarrassed about saying or acting on what they want. Researchers at Abertay University gave the study participants a behavioral test that gauges personal restraint and impulsiveness. Left-handers agreed more with statements such as "I worry about making mistakes." They also noted in the test that "criticism or scolding hurts me quite a bit." Dr Lynn Wright, who led the study in Dundee,...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.