right brain


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right brain

n.
The cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum, controlling activities on the left side of the body and, in humans, usually controlling perception of spatial and nonverbal concepts.
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If indeed our country needs to shift our left brain orientation to include more right brain capabilities, where will society become equipped with these right brain skills?
Makoto Shichida & Right Brain Development Theory
In the interim, Heim's right brain is still operating overtime.
An image on the left side of the screen,for instance, would normally be processed in the right brain hemisphere,and vice versa.
An image on the left side of the screen, for instance, would normally be processed in the right brain hemisphere, and vice versa.
And at that time I started reading neurology and I decided it was just my right brain talking to my left brain.
Patients with attachment disorders are extremely sensitive to cues conveyed through facial expression, although much of this information is processed by the right brain on a subconscious level.
You use your right brain whenever you recognize faces and put things together, like puzzles.
These abilities are associated with right brain characteristics (William & Murr, 1987).
The challenge remains, however, that we "left-brain types" don't understand the right brain too well--the nonverbal skills, art, creativity (or at least the right-brain aspects of it).
While individuals with Alzheimer's disease might have lost much of their cognitive functioning, they still retain the ability to respond to emotion, a right brain function.