Definition of right brain in English:

right brain

noun

  • The right-hand side of the human brain, which is believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions.

    ‘what can we do to enhance the ability of the right brain?’
    as modifier ‘the value of the right-brain functions’
    • ‘And don't be thinking this is all nonsense from the right brain of a creative type - the maths is real.’
    • ‘Music is also thought to stimulate right-brain functioning, which is associated with imagination and feelings, especially feelings of sadness.’
    • ‘Only when the puzzle involved rules for social exchanges did the right-brain network come on line.’
    • ‘During this period, the focus is on right-brain development.’
    • ‘He thinks that as machines and routinized processes using low-cost labor get better at the left-brain work, Americans will have to make better use of their right-brain capabilities.’
    • ‘The Net message went on to compare right-brain people to those who think with the left side of their brain.’
    • ‘An ingenious right-brain designer and an effective left-brain executive, she defies conventional labels - with obvious pride.’
    • ‘Maybe we will become adept at switching from left brain to right brain as a means of following our spiritual path.’
    • ‘Marketing appears to be in the throes of a right-brain revolution.’
    • ‘Whether or not they were currently depressed, young women who had experienced childhood depression exhibited unusually high right-brain activity.’
    • ‘If you like spontaneity and seem artistic, you're right-brain dominant.’
    • ‘And at that time I started reading neurology and I decided it was just my right brain talking to my left brain.’
    • ‘It's not about left wing versus right wing; it's about left brain versus right brain.’
    • ‘That supremely intricate and elusive organ became the left brain and the right brain, the grey matter and the white matter, the male brain and the female brain.’
    • ‘Would a little less pseudo-science and a little more right-brain reflection on what real people feel and do give us some more valid insights?’
    • ‘In contrast, word-inspired activity in a right-brain region used to recognize forms progressively declined with increased age of the volunteer and better reading skills.’
    • ‘If you tend more toward the ‘intuitive, creative, subjective, random and fantasy-oriented,’ you are more of a right-brain kid who could probably use some grounding and some real-life skills.’
    • ‘Putting their creativity to work in a competitive environment, these twelve young designers are the right-brain thinkers of the business world.’
    • ‘You say that the foreigners do the left-brain work cheaper, and so this country should focus on the right-brain work and do it better.’
    • ‘This image is particularly helpful for nontechnical or right-brain type players.’

Pronunciation

right brain