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Brain Dominance

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Emily Cole

on 25 November 2014

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Transcript of Brain Dominance


Name Game
How Strong is your Brain?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/brainsmart/games/faces/
Upper Left Skills

Articulate
Problem Solving
Technical
Analysis

Called the "IT" Space.
Anything you can see or touch
Descriptions:
Intuitive
Holistic
Artistic
Upper Left Brain Learns Through
Skills of Upper Right
Integrative
Visualizing
Futuristic Thinking
Trusting Intuition
Phrases Associated with Upper Right
The Big Picture
Cutting Edge
Innovative
Weaknesses
Reckless
Unrealistic
Cannot Focus
Careers
Lower Right Brain
Relationship builder

Emotional

Interpersonal

Facial expression

Musical

Intuitive
Lower Right Skills
Expressing ideas
Interpersonal
Writing
Teaching
Training
Listening and sharing ideas
Recalls faces
Understands body language
Stimulants
Group interaction

Sensory movement

People orientated case discussions

Group interaction

Visual presentations

Graphs, diagrams

Colour, shapes and Patterns

Vibes
Avoid:
Overlooking facts

Being perceived as:
Big mouth
Touchy-feely
a push over
reckless
a softy

Lower Left Skills
Planning
Evaluating
Implementing
Organizing
Lower Left Brain Learns Through
Organizing and structuring content
Sequencing content
Evaluating and testing theories
Acquiring skills through practice
Implementing content

Lower Left Brain Responds Well To
Through planning
Sequential order
Organization and administration
Textbooks
Behavioral Modification
Programmed Learning
Structure
Lectures

Trivia
True or False:

Doing crossword puzzles can keep your brain young.
Crosswords are fun and may improve your ability to find words, but they don't help your brain's overall cognition or memory.
Many people believe that a crossword puzzle a day will help stave off dementia or Alzheimer's--but there is no evidence to support that claim.

That's because crossword puzzles only flex one part of your brain, which is word finding (also called fluency.)

So they might help you get better at word finding, but not keep your brain sharp in any general sense.
Upper Left:
CEO
Engineers
Math-related careers

Lower Left:

Administrator
Manager
Lawyer
Secretary
Nurse
Landscaper

Brain Fact: The two sides of the brain are intricately co-dependent.

You may have heard that you can be "right-brained" or "left-brained"--and that those who favor the right are more creative or artistic and those who favor the left are more technical and logical.

But brain scanning technology has revealed that the two hemispheres of the brain most often work together in complex processing.

For example, language processing, once believed to be the provenance of the left hemisphere only, is now understood to take place in both hemispheres: the left side processes grammar and pronunciation while the right processes intonation.
True or False:
A person's personality displays a right-brain or left-brain dominance.
Lower Right Careers

Teacher
Sales
Psychologist
Entrepreneur
Therapist
Did You Know...
There are one hundred billion neurons in the brain. A stack of one hundred billion pieces of paper would be about 5000 miles high, the distance from San Francisco to London.
Upper Right Careers

Advertising Agent
Creative Director
Graphic Designer
Chef
There is no pain in the brain.
Our working memory stores 7 digits.
Everyday Brain Fitness Tips
For learning and memory
Using the brain helps to improve function
Focusing vivifies memory
Visual memory tests can help prevent Alzheimer's
Helps exercise many interrelated dimensions of brain function
Requires fine visual judgments
Uses more brain power to concentrate
Sensory-guided movements improve coordination
Giving more effort re-engages the brain's learning machinery
Drives your brain to make positive changes
Improves cognitive function
For learning and memory and
creating new brain cells
Improves balance and equilibrium
Sleeping well after learning something new helps the brain effectively put that information into long-term memory
Fun website: www.brainhq.com
The brain weighs about 3 pounds
Upper Right
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By: The TECHS
Thinking through ideas and concepts

Getting facts together

Using logic and analysis

Forming theories

Using proven information

Upper Left Brain Responds
Well To:

Financial
Recalling Names and Faces
Good Time Sense
Lists
Formal Speech
Reasoning and Debate
Verbal Directions
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