Thursday, March 22, 2012

Brain Funtions


When a person devolpes a dominance toward one side of their brain, they tend to have certain characteristics and areas of intest in common. The left side of the brain is often thought of as the logical, thinking side. Also, people of left brain dominance tend to choose similar occupations.
Above are just some things associated with the left cerebal hemisphere of the brain. People who are left brain dominant are usually good with these things. Below is a list of things that left brained people are good at or they like and things that are done in the left brain.

  • Prefer Classical Music
  • Your Left-Brain controls the right side of your body
  • Prefer things like instructions to be done verbally
  • Good at math
  • Like to read
  • Follow Western Thought*
  • Very Logical
  • Dog lovers
  • Don't enjoy clowning around
  • Can't be hypnotized
  • Usually remember things only specifically studied
  • Need total quiet to read or study
  • Like to read realistic stories
  • Like to write non-fiction
  • Prefer individual counseling
  • Enjoy copying or tracing pictures and filling in details
  • Also like to read action stories
  • Usually rational
  • Usually do things in a planned orderly way
  • If you have to answer someone's question, you won't let your peronal feelings get in the way
  • Good at algebra
  • Can remember verbal material
  • Almost never absent minded
  • Like to tell stories but not act them out
  • Can think better sitting down
  • Like to be a music critic
  • Attentive during long verbal explanations
  • Prefer well structured assignments over open ended ones
  • Read for specific details and facts
  • Skilled at sequencing ideas
  • Likes to be Organized
*Eastern and Western thought: A doctor in an a country like China would first ask a person how they are doing and what else is going on in their life before they give them medicine. A doctor in North America would just ask them what their symptons were and then give them medicine.
Here are some occupations that are USUALLY fufilled by a left-brained person. (There are always exceptions)
  • Lab scientist
  • Banker
  • Judge
  • Lawyer
  • Mathematician
  • Bacteriologist
  • Librarian
  • Skating judge, skiing judge, etc.,

When a person is Right Brain Dominant, they are thought of as the dreamers, the artists, and teh musicians of the world. Just because they are not as good with numbers and remembering facts does not mean that they are "dumber" than a left brain person. They just have their strength in different areas. They do have similar characteristics and they tend to hold similar occupations.
Above are just a few things associated with the right cerebral hemisphere of the brain. People who are right brain dominant are usually good with these things. Here is some more characteristics of a right-brained person.

  • Prefer rock music
  • Right brain controls left side of body
  • Prefer visual instructions with examples
  • Good at sports
  • Good at art
  • Follow Eastern thought*
  • Cat lovers
  • Enjoy clowning around
  • Can be hypnotized
  • Like to read fantasy and mystery stories
  • Can listen to music or TV while studying
  • Like to write fiction
  • Prefer group
  • Enjoy making up own drawings and images
  • Good at geometry
  • Like organizing things to show relation
  • Can memorize music
  • Occasionally absentminded
  • Like to act out stories
  • Enjoy interacting affectively with others
  • Think better when lying down
  • Become restless during long verbal explanations
  • Enjoy creative storytelling
  • Prefer to learn through free exploration
  • Good at recalling spatial imagery
  • Read for main details
  • Skilled in showing relationships between ideas
  • Preference for summarizing over outlining
  • Solve problems intuitively
  • Very Spontaneous and unpredictable
  • Dreamer
  • philosophical
*Eastern and Western thought: A doctor in an a country like China would first ask a person how they are doing and what else is going on in their life before they give them medicine. A doctor in North America would just ask them what their symptons were and then give them medicine.
Below is a list of occupations held by USUALLY held by a right-brained person. (There are always exceptions.)
  • Forest ranger
  • Wildlife manager
  • Beautician
  • Politician
  • Athlete
  • Artist
  • Craftsman
  • Actor/Actress
  • Singer
Source:www.cerconelearning.com