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Copy of Left Brain vs. Right Brain
Transcript of Copy of Left Brain vs. Right Brain
Lesson # 2
The right brain-left brain theory originated in the work of Roger W. Sperry.
According to the theory, each side of the brain controls different types of thinking.
The left and right brain are essentially two sides of the same coin, and each has complementary roles to play with each other.
Words & Language
Symbols & Images
The left and right hemispheres of our brain process information in different ways.
Did You Know?
The left is the logical side and the right is the creative side. Everyone naturally leans toward one side or the other.
A person's personality and behaviors make it clear which side of the brain they use most frequently.
There are several
that help choose which side of the brain you use most often, but the two sides are always working together in our everyday lives.
So What's The Difference?
There are two sides of your brain, the left and right. These two sides are called
They are connected by a thick bundle of nerves at the bottom of your brain called the
Regardless of personality or skill set, you use both the right and left hemispheres of your brain to perform everyday tasks.
What's interesting about the two hemispheres of the brain is that the right side controls the functions of the left side of the body and vice versa.
Lesson # 1
We've learned that certain functions tend to be dominated by one side of the brain, in the majority of people, but most tasks require parallel input from both hemispheres.
By: Larissa M., Morgan K., Sarah J.