Hemisphericity

Brain Hemispheres and Learning Styles

Hemisphericity

The word "Hemisphericity" refers to the anatomy of the brain known as the "Left and Right" sides. Everyone has both the "left" and "right" side. The Left side of the brain controls the right side of the body, and the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body. When learning, Humans prefer methods that appeal to their dominant side of the brain.

Why is it important to understand your own hemisphere dominance?

Knowing your own dominant side of your brain can help you understand your own weaknesses and strengths. There are many tests on the internet to compare your right brain to your left. There are also test to see which side is your dominant side. Upon further research I discovered I, personally, am more of a "right brained person". Although, It is important to remember that what you find on the internet is not always accurate.
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So what is the difference between the right and left brain?

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Left Brain

The left brain associates with language, writing, math, logic, analysis, sequence, thinking in words, focusing on specific pieces, order and discipline.

Right Brain

The right brain is associated with visual connections, feelings, intuition, thinking in pictures, imagination, focusing on the "Big Picture", colorful, creativity and spontaneity.

How the sides Work Together.

The brain carefully balances and assigns control of certain functions to each side it's all nature's way of ensuring that the brain ultimately splits up tasks to maximize efficiency. Most people are right-hand dominant which is actually controlled by the left side of the brain."Brain asymmetry is essential for proper brain function," professor Stephen Wilson of University College London told Live Science, a sister site of Life's Little Mysteries. "It allows the two sides of the brain to become specialized, increasing its processing capacity and avoiding situations of conflict where both sides of the brain try to take charge." (http://www.livescience.com/32935-whats-the-difference-between-the-right-brain-and-left-brain.html)
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