right-brained


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right-brained

(rīt′brānd′) also right-brain (-brān′)
adj.
1. Having the right brain dominant.
2. Of or relating to the thought processes involved in creativity and imagination, generally associated with the right brain.
3. Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by emotion, creativity, intuition, nonverbal communication, and global reasoning rather than logic and analysis.
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Lateralization of brain connections appears to be a local rather than global property of brain networks, and our data are not consistent with a whole-brain phenotype of greater ''left-brained'' or greater ''right-brained'' network strength across individuals.
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.
The book's reader-friendly color layout includes color photos and illustrations, exercises and action steps, reflection prompts, and examples of visual plans from 22 right-brained entrepreneurs.
But George's right-brain perspective somehow reached out to left-brained me while also holding onto the right-brained readers.
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.
He repeatedly called for the industry to do this in a way that enables retirees to live a life of significance and dignity--a more right-brained approach than is standard.
Orthodox spirituality celebrates mystery while our mostly right-brained Christianity features moments like preaching, largely unknown there.
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." (1) Piano playing is a hands-on activity and requires creativity and imagination, all of which are strong points in left-handed children.
As a veteran organizational and corporate maverick of the right-brained persuasion--living forever on the ragged edge of political correctness in this context--I say "thank you" for demonstrating that there are others like me out there in Fedlandia.
"The future is not some Manichean world in which individuals are either left-brained and extinct or right-brained and ecstatic--a land in which millionaire potters drive BMWs and computer programmers scrub counters at Chick-fil-A.