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Right Brain

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

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 ...

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...

It All Began With Balls

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.20.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Most companies begin on a shoe-string -- under-funded, under the gun, and under the radar. The company I co-founded in 1986, Idea Champions, was no ex...

Carolyn Gregoire

How And Where Imagination Occurs In The Brain

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 09.18.2013 | Science

"I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination," Albert Einstein once said. "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is ...

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...

100 Ways to Be More Creative at Work

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 07.01.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Psychologists agree that human beings are most creative at the age of five. After that, it's a slow and steady decline -- especially in the workplace. But wait! It doesn't have to be that way .

Neuroscientist Says Green Consciousness Is in Right Brain

Linda Buzzell | Posted 03.11.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Buzzell

For those of us interested in how right-brain connection could alter our species' presently destructive relationship with the rest of nature, it seems critical that many more people experience the holistic, blissful feeling of oneness with all there is in our amazing universe.

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.

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.

Drawing for the Soul

Penny Will | Posted 09.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Will

My very favorite time to draw is in the evening. I like to settle into my comfy chair with a clip board, lots of paper and pencils jammed conveniently in my hair. The movement of the pencil on the paper is rather hypnotic, and before I know it, hours have gone by.

How Your Teenager Will Get Hired This Summer

Liz Ryan | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Liz Ryan

Employers don't care how a kid got paid. They want to know that a kid understands what work is and how to show up to work on time and get things done.

Unlocking the Secrets of Innovation: Thinking Different

John M. Eger | Posted 06.19.2012 | Arts
John M. Eger

Learning to be creative opens the door to painting or performing or pursuing a new vocation or hobby. Unfortunately, we live in a left brained world and most people have forgotten how to exercise the right hemisphere.

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.