left-brained


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left-brained

(lĕft′brānd′) also

left-brain

(-brān′)
adj.
1. Having the left brain dominant.
2. Of or relating to the thought processes, such as logic and calculation, generally associated with the left brain.
3. Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by logic, analytical thinking, and verbal communication, rather than emotion and creativity.
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(12.) Amy Novotney, "Despite what you've been told, you aren't 'left-brained' or 'right-brained'," The Guardian (November 16, 2013); http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/16/left-right-brain-distinction-myth (accessed May 16, 2014).
If your thought processes tend to be more analytical, objective, and detailed-oriented, you may be a left-brained learner.
It's obvious that in order to foster a more whole-brained training experience, we need to include training techniques that connect with both right-and left-brained learners.
(1.) Jeffrey Freed, Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997).
As an extension, suggest that they try this activity using a left-brained approach, by trying to memorize the locations of all the triangles.
Research has shown that American Indian and African American students are primarily right-brained in learning styles, while Anglo and Asian students are primarily left-brained. Characteristics of left-brained and right-brained learning are listed.
But verbal abilities and language skills are left-brained traits.
This is a left-brained novel, and if you appreciate the consequences of ambivalence and ambiguity, the improvisational potential of this jazzed-up narrative is stunning.
The workings of his words indicate an uncontestable care and loving respect for, as well as a left-brained skill with, the most subtle and resonant nuances of language.
By so doing, these individuals fell into three groups: i.e., left-brained (right-eyed and right-handed), right-brained (left-eyed and left-handed), or mixed dominant (either right-eyed and left-handed, or vice versa).
As a practical matter, the model shows the manager that he or she must find smooth transitions between the left-brained, objective processes in his or her work and the right-brained, subjective, abstract ones.
A colleague at a recent meeting told me, "I find it so difficult sometimes--I'm surrounded by right and left-brained people, and they all have different opinions.