Innovation Excellence Debunking the Left Brain and Right Brain Myth

There is a common belief in many management and popular psychology circles that a person’s creative ability is determined by which part of their brain is more active. People often refer to people who work in the creative industries or find it easy to come up with ideas as “Right-brained”, whereas people who are more methodical, logical or process-focused are “Left Brained”. I’m here to show you why these terms should be ignored, and give you more of an insight into how the brain actually comes up with ideas.

There is a common belief in many management and popular psychology circles that a person’s creative ability is determined by which part of their brain is more active. People often refer to people who work in the creative industries or find it easy to come up with ideas as “Right-brained”, whereas people who are more methodical, logical or process-focused are “Left Brained”. I’m here to show you why these terms should be ignored, and give you more of an insight into how the brain actually comes up with ideas. – See more at: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2014/01/18/debunking-the-left-brain-and-right-brain-myth/#sthash.kdScc0Ry.dpuf
There is a common belief in many management and popular psychology circles that a person’s creative ability is determined by which part of their brain is more active. People often refer to people who work in the creative industries or find it easy to come up with ideas as “Right-brained”, whereas people who are more methodical, logical or process-focused are “Left Brained”. I’m here to show you why these terms should be ignored, and give you more of an insight into how the brain actually comes up with ideas. – See more at: http://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2014/01/18/debunking-the-left-brain-and-right-brain-myth/#sthash.kdScc0Ry.dpuf

Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor‘s insight:

The myth that creative people are ‘right brained’ and logical people are ‘left brained’ is a lie. 

See on www.innovationexcellence.com

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