Presentation on theme: "1.REFLECTION QUESTIONS: Are you left-brained or right-brained? What does this mean? How do you know?"— Presentation transcript:
1.REFLECTION QUESTIONS: Are you left-brained or right-brained? What does this mean? How do you know?
LEFT OR RIGHT-BRAINED? *Handout: Which one “speaks” to you? Why? *Are You “Left-Brained” or “Right-Brained”? Inventory *Wagner Preference Inventory Are these inventories actually measuring brain-based differences or stereotypes? What do we know?
SOME PEOPLE ARE LEFT- BRAINED, OTHERS ARE RIGHT- BRAINED MYTH #4
2.EXAGGERATION OF A KERNEL OF TRUTH Are some people “left-brained” and others “right-brained?” Good evidence that two sides of brain differ in their functions. Injury Brain imaging techniques = differences in activity when doing cognitive tasks
13: MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTION A word “key” is briefly flashed in the left visual field and the word “ring” is briefly flashed to the right visual field of a split-brain patient. The individual will be able to a. say “key” b. say “ring” c. pick out a key from a box using the right hand d. draw a picture of a key using the right hand
RESEARCH ON CREATIVITY & THE BRAIN Creativity does not involved a single brain region or single side of the brain. Depending on the stage of the creative process AND what you are trying to create, you use different brain regions. These brain regions WORK TOGETHER…a TEAM!
CONCLUSIONS…YOU ARE WHOLE-BRAINED! It is not that one hemisphere or the other can’t perform a given task; It’s just that one of them can perform it faster and better than the other!