right-brained


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right-brained

(rīt′brānd′) also

right-brain

(-brān′)
adj.
1. Having the right brain dominant.
2. Of or relating to the thought processes involved in creativity and imagination, generally associated with the right brain.
3. Of or relating to a person whose behavior is dominated by emotion, creativity, intuition, nonverbal communication, and global reasoning rather than logic and analysis.
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If you find yourself pulling answers out of the air without knowing how you got them; if you focus on the big picture before the details; if you're creative, emotional, and spatially skilled; and if you learn best by doing rather than listening, you might be a right-brained learner.
Although it is believed that in extreme right-brained children neural circuitry does not establish a good connection between the brain and hand, creating difficulties with fine motor skills and problems with handwriting, in time, these brilliant students develop incredible finger dexterity.
Right-brained people may solve things by looking at the whole picture.
It's also throwing old myths out the window: that we use only 10 percent of our brains and that children are either right-brained or left-brained, says Pat Wolfe, author, educational consultant and the founder of Napa, Calif.
There I learned that American Indians, like Asians, were right-brained people, while those of European stock were left-brained.
Shlain contends that agricultural preliterate cultures were principally informed by holistic, right-brained modes of thinking that venerated the Goddess and feminine values and images.
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.
Confronted with it, our right-brained self feels misunderstood, unappreciated and resentful.
The nonstop writing process is usually preferred by right-brained people.
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).
ATLANTA -- Satisfying the needs of both left-brained and right-brained e-marketers, Optimost today introduced a series of upgrades to its multivariable Web page testing application.
A new guide and source e-book for potential buyers of fine art via the Internet has been released by Marques Publications entitled Marketing and Buying Fine Art Online: A Right-Brained Guide to a Left-Brained Industry ($19.