How the world looks from the LEFT Brain
The left brain is detailed orientated. It sees the trees rather than the forest. It breaks the world up into small discrete pieces and analyses every piece step by step, looking for a pattern to emerge. It is more interested in things that are man made and mechanical rather than biological or natural. It takes things literally and gives us clarity. It gives us the ability to handle the world around us.
The following are common left brain functions and characteristics:
How the world looks from the RIGHT Brain
The right hemisphere is all about the Big Picture. It processes all its information at once. There is nothing logical or linear about the right brain. It takes a holistic view of the world. The right brain rules posture, gait and balance. It is also in charge of non verbal communication.
The right brain helps us to read other peoples intentions and emotions. It is where we get our gut feelings or intuition and it comprehends that the world is always changing. Imagination is stored here.
The following are common right brain functions and characteristics: