Friday, September 14, 2012

Left or Right-Brained?

Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz

The higher of these two numbers below indicates which side of your brain has dominance in your life. Realising your right brain/left brain tendancy will help you interact with and to understand others.
My results show that I'm right-brained dominant by a factor of +4.
Left Brain Dominance: 6(6) Right Brain Dominance: 10(10)
Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz

Here is a comparison chart showing some common left and right-brained characteristics from here:

Left Hemisphere Style Right Hemisphere Style:


  •  Responds to verbal instructions
  • Problem solves by logically and sequentially looking at the parts of things
  • Looks at differences
  • Is planned and structured
  • Prefers established, certain information
  • Prefers talking and writing
  • Prefers multiple choice tests
  • Controls feelings
  • Prefers ranked authority structures


  •  Is a splitter: distinction important 
  •  Is logical, sees cause and effect
  • Draws on previously accumulated, organized information

Right Hemisphere Style

  • Responds to demonstrated instructions
  • Problem solves with hunches, looking for patterns and configurations
  • Looks at similarities
  • Is fluid and spontaneous
  • Prefers elusive, uncertain information
  • Prefers drawing and manipulating objects
  • Prefers open ended questions
  • Free with feelings
  • Prefers collegial authority structures
  • Is a lumper: connectedness important
  • Is analogic, sees correspondences, resemblances
  • Draws on unbounded qualitative patterns that are not organized into sequences, but that cluster around images

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