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Embracing the Quirks of My Mind

Barbara A. Bernard | Posted 10.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Barbara A. Bernard

If we intend to give fully of our gifts in the world, we need to be able to use our whole minds. And if we want to do that, we need to be honest about...

Balancing Right and Left and Learning to Become a 'Whole-Brain' Thinker: Arte/Scienza! Your Health Destiny Meets How to Think Like Leonardo Da Vinci Series: Part 5

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Do you consider yourself "right brained" or "left brained"? Do you tend to analyze, rely on logic and pay attention to details? Or are you highly ima...

Are You in Your Right Mind?

Beverley Golden | Posted 06.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Beverley Golden

Up until recently our world has been a left brain dominant one, yet I see that things are rapidly changing. More and more thought leaders talk about how right brain creatives will rule the world.

Is An Ideal Entrepreneur Right Brain Or Left Brain?

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.15.2014 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Traditionally, the majority of entrepreneurs have been logical thinkers, problem solvers, and pay attention to details. These are the stereotypical le...

The Creative Mind

Amy Oraefo | Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Amy Oraefo

We are not one dimensional beings -- so why do we often live our lives in this manner? It is a new year. We have new goals, new dreams, a new perspective on life. Why not conquer all of our fears and indulge in our true desires?

Led Across a Left-brain Landscape, These Women are Looking for Strong Men to Match Their Vision

Alexia Parks | Posted 03.05.2014 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a recent commentary in Time magazine, Camille Paglia singles out a small group of feminists whose views on men are well known, and then acts as if ...

Stop Trying To Make Me A 'Cookie Cutter' Student

Jane Han | Posted 02.26.2014 | Teen
Jane Han

The school system itself, which often tends to turn every individual into a cookie cutter shape, may be the reason why not all students are actively engaged in the learning process. So what should schools do?

Right-Brain, Left-Brain is Dead; Long Live Bernbachism

Nick Jefferson | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business
Nick Jefferson

He is the sober, cold light of day that reminds us that no matter how 'inspired' last night's conversation in the pub, we've now actually got to something about it.

3 Surprising Ways Facebook Is Not a Waste of Time

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Cassie Premo Steele

Facebook is addictive for 3 very simple reasons. The good news is that these 3 reasons are also why Facebook is not a waste of time-- if used mindfully to co-create the life you want.

Are You Right-Brained or Left-Brained? Do Americans and Germans Think Differently?

Tom J. Hidvegi | Posted 12.29.2013 | Business
Tom J. Hidvegi

Why are we so curious to find out our brain hemisphere dominance? I have asked this very same question from my alumni friend Leonard Sommer, who has d...

Right Brain, Left Brain? Scientists Debunk Popular Theory

Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

Maybe you're "right-brained": creative, artistic, an open-minded thinker who perceives things in subjective terms. Or perhaps you're more of a "left-b...

Apple Has Lost Its Mind, Part 2: Woe Is Apple

Pam Murtaugh | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Pam Murtaugh

This ode overturns Apple's original, unspoken premise. Its contrived poetry celebrates Apple's past as if it's the path to the future. Woe is Apple.

Get a Bucket of Feelings: Smuggling KFC in Gaza

Pam Murtaugh | Posted 07.20.2013 | Science
Pam Murtaugh

If you lived in a perpetual blockade, imagine the lengths to which you would go for feelings of freedom, optimism, boundless opportunity.

Inspiration, or More Perspiration in Problem Solving?

Bill Donius | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Bill Donius

Inspiration and imagination are part of what Einstein called the "sacred gift." Without it, an individual can go through life much like a robot or dro...

23 Reasons Why We Love Lists

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 03.09.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

1. Lists get right to the point. No fluffy preambles are necessary.

Insights vs. Myths About the Brain

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 03.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

Phrenology, which flourished in the 1820s and 1830s, claimed that bumps on one's head corresponded to these various traits, and could be measured by assessing the size of each bump.

The Woman With Two Brains

Benjamin K. Bergen | Posted 03.08.2013 | TED Weekends
Benjamin K. Bergen

The two hemispheres of the brain are extremely similar from their global organization down to the minute details like the distribution of specific neurotransmitters used in particular corresponding regions across the two hemispheres.

Does Our Planet Need A Stroke of Insight?

Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor | Posted 03.06.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

2013-01-03-boltetaylorpullThe issues of mental health and global health are closely linked -- if not one and the same. Similar processes we use to improve our mental health can help us make better, more responsible decisions as a society -- by focusing on the compassion and integrity of our right brain, rather than the judgment, punishment and deception of our left brain.

The Top Ten Reasons Why The Top Ten Reasons Don't Matter

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.19.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who divide humanity into two kinds of people and those who don't.

Beautiful Limits

Juliet Asante | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Juliet Asante

May we learn to live with limits and understand that enough is the point at which we become human again... ascended and not descended from our ancestors, the ape.

Thinking Different: Unlocking The Keys To Your Creativity

John M. Eger | Posted 06.19.2012 | Home
John M. Eger

Drawing on both the right and the left logical side is more difficult in large part because we have not used the right side much. Most education aims at nurturing the left side so after a time the right side kind of atrophies.

Can You Really Unlock Your "Inner Genius"?

Bill Donius | Posted 01.31.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Bill Donius

Is tapping into your right brain the equivalent of tapping into your "inner genius"?

Left Ear Or Right, What Cellphone Habit Says About Your Brain

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 02.25.2012 | Science

When it comes to using your cellphone, are you a righty or a lefty? A provocative new study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit suggests that the ...

Delightfully Gray: Embracing Life's Extremes

Kristi Anderson | Posted 07.21.2011 | Healthy Living
Kristi Anderson

We all know it is entirely possible for one person to embody emotions so vast, seemingly as far as the East is from the West.

Why Are You Always Walking in Circles?

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Morford

No matter if you're right-brained or left, pygmy or giant, black or white, gay or straight, hairy or bald, French or Scandinavian, you will, eventually and no matter what, walk in a circle!