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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’
- ‘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.’
- ‘An ingenious right-brain designer and an effective left-brain executive, she defies conventional labels - with obvious pride.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Music is also thought to stimulate right-brain functioning, which is associated with imagination and feelings, especially feelings of sadness.’
- ‘Maybe we will become adept at switching from left brain to right brain as a means of following our spiritual path.’
- ‘And don't be thinking this is all nonsense from the right brain of a creative type - the maths is real.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Marketing appears to be in the throes of a right-brain revolution.’
- ‘If you like spontaneity and seem artistic, you're right-brain dominant.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘And at that time I started reading neurology and I decided it was just my right brain talking to my left brain.’
- ‘Putting their creativity to work in a competitive environment, these twelve young designers are the right-brain thinkers of the business world.’
- ‘During this period, the focus is on right-brain development.’
- ‘It's not about left wing versus right wing; it's about left brain versus right brain.’
- ‘This image is particularly helpful for nontechnical or right-brain type players.’
- ‘Whether or not they were currently depressed, young women who had experienced childhood depression exhibited unusually high right-brain activity.’
- ‘The Net message went on to compare right-brain people to those who think with the left side of their brain.’
- ‘Only when the puzzle involved rules for social exchanges did the right-brain network come on line.’
- ‘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?’
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