I'm left handed but I'm not all that good in writing stuff correctly, I tend to mess up from time to time on my own threads which tends to get me into Hulk mode.I think any artist should e good at math which tends to go together when we're thinkin' of size variations and perspective in our art.Another person that was left handed and was good at art/math gotta be the one and only Leonardo DaVinci. All his work revolves around the idea of knowin' all the aspects of art whether it's learnin' physics or anything else related to that subject.
Originally posted by wigit
I'm left-handed too. Just thought I'd throw that in as there might be a connection. Are other left-handed folk rubbish at math?
I've thought about this so often. I've an interest in occult topics, but don't most visualization techniques deal more with the "calling up" of objects? Unless I was using sigils of some sort, I'm unsure about how my ability to spell correctly could be helpful. But trust me, I wonder!
If anything, you should work with your gift, bring it out further. You mite even be able to apply it to other areas of your life. Being able to visualize things is a very useful skill to have i assure you.
Seems you're no longer around, but I'll answer this anyway. A couple of my friends have suggested that I might suffer from bipolar disorder. I'm considering checking it out. Thanks.
Originally posted by MAD Hatt3r
It's nothing to worry about, it actually means you're quite smart.
There's only one thing to worry about, it could also mean you're bipolar, so I would get yourself checked by a doctor, my brother was showing symptoms, so my parents had him checked out, and the tests were fairly straight forward.
Nope. Not good at math at all. Numbers make me break out in a cold sweat. And to be honest, I'd really prefer the mathematical ability over the spelling thing. Numbers are the KEY to all there is. I just don't think knowing how to spell "real good" is going to help me crack any ancient secrets.
Originally posted by ebe51
Question for the good spellers.
Are you any good with math?
I've notice that most spellers who are really good at it have a hard time with math. Ok, spellers seem to be ok with math, and bad spellers do really well with math.
Nothing at all unusual about my birth as far as I know. I was eight pounds, healthy and born on time.
Originally posted by ejsaunders
Just out of interest were you born prematurely or had any major operations (with general anaesthetic)?
Many people who were born 'wrong' (myself included) have 'gifts' that are caused by brain damage - for example, there is research that links brain damage caused by lack of oxygen or low growth to things like advanced visualisation (ability to see things in 3D in your head), photographic memories, and other mental conditions link strangely into having 'superhuman' cognitive abilities like being a polymath or that rare form of autism that causes brilliance in certain subjects (can't think what its called atm sorry).
I was born very prematurely, but have always been able to read extremely fast and remember what I read, and had a reasonably good command of the English language, but ALWAYS been terrible at maths.
Originally posted by fiftyfifty
Thats interesting. It sounds as though you have a photographic memory. I consider my memory photgraphic as i see words and numbers in my head to remember them
Eidetic memory, photographic memory, or total recall is the ability to recall images, sounds, or objects in memory with extreme accuracy and in abundant volume. The word eidetic (pronounced /aɪˈdɛtɨk/) means related to extraordinarily detailed and vivid recall of visual images, and comes from the Greek word είδος (eidos), which means "form." Eidetic memory can have a very different meaning for memory experts who use the picture elicitation method to detect it. Eidetic memory as observed in children is typified by the ability of an individual to study an image for approximately 30 seconds, and maintain a nearly perfect photographic memory of that image for a short time once it has been removed--indeed such eidetikers claim to "see" the image on the blank canvas as vividly and in as perfect detail as if it were still there.