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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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(8.) Martha Beck, "Creativity Boost: How to Tap into the Right-Brain Thinking," Oprah.com; http://www.oprah.com/spirit/How-to-Tap-into-the-Right-Side-of-Your-Brain-Martha-Beck-Advice (accessed May 16, 2014).
These findings demonstrate the role of right-brain insight in systems thinking.
While he always had some left-brain material ready in case of emergency (i.e., an audience filled with physicians), George was obviously most comfortable with his right-brain talk.
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.
Yet to be effective, managers need right-brain choreography skills to instill the right chemistry and promote the collaboration necessary for any supply chain initiative to succeed.
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.
"'Left-brain' dominance is giving way to a new world in which artistic and holistic right-brain abilities mark the fault line between who gets ahead and who falls behind," Pink writes.
People who suddenly ignore everything to their left after suffering a right-brain stroke display disturbed activity in uninjured parts of a widespread neural network associated with attention, a new brain-scan study indicates.
To succeed in the Conceptual Age, he maintains, workers will have to develop their right-brain, creative aptitudes to supplement their left-brain, logical skills.
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.