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 Posted: Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 12:46 am
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katoagogo



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There is a generalization that artists tend to be right-brained -- which also can corespond with being left-handed, but studies show that the relationship between the hemispheres in cognitive processing is very complex.  The right hemispere generally controls the left side of the body and the left hemisphere the right side.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creativity

An article from Scientific American Mind
THE RIGHT BRAIN MAY BE WRONG
Classical neuroscience holds that the brain�s right hemisphere processes the emotions behind faces and voices, while the left hemisphere handles the facts involved. Or not

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=right-brain-may-be-wrong

Another from Scientific Amrican Mind on Creativity
Moments of brilliance arise from complex cognitive processes. Piece by piece, researchers are uncovering the secrets of creative thinking

http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=unleashing-creativity



Last edited on Thu Apr 2nd, 2009 12:51 am by katoagogo