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Brain Modes

Left-Right Brain Modes   Left Vs. Right Brain Modes

Left -- Learn through phonetic,
analytic methods.

Verbal
Analytic
Logical
Sequential
Systematic
Symbolic
Linear
Factual
Abstract
Digital
Rational

 

Right -- Learn through
sight method.

Nonverbal
Synthetic
Intuitive
Ramdom
Casual
Concrete
Holistic
Visual
Sensory
Spatial
Emotional


Our Typical Brain Behaviors

Left Brain behaviors respond to:

  • Recognizing and remembering names
  • Verbal instructions/information
  • Processing information sequentially
  • Evaluating their performance to some standard
  • Serious, systematic problem-solving
  • Critical, analytic reading/listening
  • Problem-solving through logic
  • Remembering through language
  • Reading for details and facts
  • Realistic stories
  • Leaning through systematic plans
  • Outlining rather than summarizing
  • Remembering verbal qualities
  • Well-structured assignments
  • Independent

Right Brain behaviors respond to:

  • Descriptive, concrete
  • Recognizing and remembering faces
  • Visual and kinesthetic instruction
  • Emotional responses (strong)
  • Producing humorous thoughts/ideas
  • Processing information subjectively and in patterns
  • Emphasize second person when writing
  • Playful problem-solving
  • Problem-solving through intuition
  • Demonstrational instructions/information
  • Remembering though images / pictures
  • Reading for main ideas/overviews
  • Fantasy, poetry, myths
  • Learning through exploration
  • Summarizing rather than outlining
  • Open-ended assignments
  • Sensitive
  • Prefers an overview of a chapter, book, story before receiving the big picture

 
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