The now discredited theory held that people's brains have dominant sides, and that right-brained individuals tend to be logical and precise, while left-brained
individuals tend to be creative and emotional.
For example, left-brained
people are said to be logical and detail orientated, while right-brained people are creative and thoughtful.
Washington, August 18 ( ANI ): Researchers have claimed that there is no evidence within brain imaging that indicates some people are right-brained or left-brained
And while no one is totally left-brained
or right-brained, learning via the preferred side is faster and easier because your dominant side has more neural connections.
In Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained
World, Jeffrey Freed writes, "The best curriculum for the right-brained (left-handed) child includes hands-on and experiential activities.
As eloquently expressed by Mary Ellen Bates, an information industry observer, "One of the challenges of info pros has been to use the structured information-retrieving and--filtering tools, which really do require sequential, left-brained
thinking, while simultaneously thinking creatively and intuitively about the entire spectrum of information sources and features, which requires right-brained analysis.
People who are left-brained
tend to handle things verbally.
It's also throwing old myths out the window: that we use only 10 percent of our brains and that children are either right-brained or left-brained
, says Pat Wolfe, author, educational consultant and the founder of Napa, Calif.
There I learned that American Indians, like Asians, were right-brained people, while those of European stock were left-brained
Characteristics of left-brained
and right-brained learning are listed.