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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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Likewise, the Henry Ford study reveals most left-brain dominant people also use the phone in their right ear, despite there being no perceived difference in their hearing in the left or right ear.
Adding organizational tools like written agendas and outlines as well as analytical activities like worksheets, fact sheets, and discussion will support the linear learning needs and desire for details and data that are characteristic of left-brain learners.
In order to explain how they operate and what makes them tick, Beals divides left-brain children into three categories: unsocial, analytic, and mildly autistic.
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.
Ever since the rise of modern management techniques, Western civilisations have valued left-brain thinking.
As I recall, the twirling was a right-brain activity, while the act of watching the ribbon was a left-brain one.
Leonard Shlain, a chief of laparoscopic surgery at a California medical center and a prolific writer, makes the claim that the advent of alphabetic literacy -- the process of reading and writing -- ushered in the demise of ancient goddess societies and shifted the balance of power from women with their intuitive and holistic right-brain orientation to the more concrete, linear-focused, left-brain men.
That context gave rise to a linear, logical, left-brain approach to managing time and other resources.
In addition to differentiating activities of left-brain and right-brain thinking, her book's unique features include:
Washington, May 17 ( ANI ): If you're a left-brain thinker, chances are you use your right hand to hold your cell phone up to your right ear, a new study has found.
War in the boardroom; why left-brain management and right-brain marketing don't see eye-to-eye and what to do about it.
Keeping track of time and sequencing one thing after another is left-brain thinking, and not suitable for left-hand-ed students.