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left brain

n.
The cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum, controlling activities on the right side of the body, and in humans, usually controlling speech and language functions.
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Table 1: Overall cognitive style distribution according to gender Cognitive style Males n (%) Females n (%) Left brain 11 (12.5) 16 (18.18) Middle brain 29 (32.95) 22 (25.00) Right brain 07 (7.95 03 (3.40) Total 47 41 Table 2: Details of cognitive style distribution Cognitive style All Males Female Strong left brain 04 (4.5) 02 (2.37) 02 (2.37) Moderate left brain 23 (26.1) 09 (9.09) 14 (18.18) Middle brain 51 (57.95) 29 (32.95) 22 (25.00) Moderate right brain 09 (10.22) 06 (6.81) 03 (3.30) Strong right brain 01 (1.1) 01 (1.13) 00 (0.00) Table 3: Faculty perception about cognitive style analysis and sensitization session Feedback questions Mean score (on a scale of 0-9) Were you aware about your cognitive 3.78 style before participating in this study?
Whenever her left brain started chattering messages that caused prolonged negative emotional responses, Taylor diverted her attention to some fascinating project or joyful subject; or she used positive affirmations.
Pink makes an excellent argument for viewing the world somewhat differently and says that a "flatter world" will require us to be more creative in dealing with new opportunities that the left brain is ill-equipped to handle.
Using a pen to draw diagrams as he speaks in his native Spanish, as though to engage his left brain and right brain simultaneously, he overflows with anecdotes about his provocative new film Bad Education (La Mala Educacion) and how it both parallels and differs from his own life.
More than half of the award goes to a man left brain damaged when the bus crashed into a motor way concrete pillar on its way to a summer camp.
FUNDRAISER: John Leape (left) whose dad, also called John (right) was left brain damaged after an assault
Imagine a pearl floating there, balancing the right and left brain and accessing both, resting in the neutral center point until information or intuition is needed.
And at that time I started reading neurology and I decided it was just my right brain talking to my left brain. And then I went to Ireland and discovered it was actually a six-foot-tall white rabbit--they call it the pooka."
There is a strong chance that one, if not both, of the girls will die during the procedure, called Operation Hope, or that they will be left brain damaged.
You use your left brain when you read, speak, and write.
The mob then set upon him, Milwaukee police said, beating him so badly he was left brain dead in hospital for two days before dying on Tuesday night.
However, as a text book, its usefulness could lie in its specification-like left brain approach, and in the student assignments provided.