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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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Right-Brain Hypothesis with Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging," PLOS ONE 8, no.
Working with renowned experts in the areas of business strategy and formation, marketing, finance, sales, legal, and leadership, The Right-Brainers in Business Video Summit teaches creative entrepreneurs how to integrate their left and right-brains to get things done in a way that's fun, sustainable and extremely profitable.
These findings demonstrate the role of right-brain insight in systems thinking.
Unfortunately for right-brained learners, modern society and learning institutions tend to favor left-brain modes of thinking that focus on logical thinking, analysis, and accuracy, while downplaying the right-brain modes of thinking that focus on aesthetics, feeling, and creativity.
I ordinarily do not do well on the "road less travelled," right-brain books.
And that means, again, as I said, that the left-brain abilities are still essential, they're just not enough, and the right-brain abilities are the ones that really matter most.
It will be interesting to see if and how this shift from a world economy dominated by left-brainers really does give way to right-brain hegemony.
In some stroke patients, underactivity of damaged right-brain attention areas leads to hyperactivity in intact, left-brain attention structures, the scientists assert.
The right-brain aptitudes will be required to produce the goods and services that the Conceptual Age will prize.
As I evaluate and use information products and services, one thing I look for is evidence of right-brain thinking--in products and services offered as well as in companies' marketing and communications approaches.
As Pink writes in A Whole New Mind, "In both business and personal life, now that our left-brain needs have largely been sated, our right-brain yearnings will demand to be fed.