Re: Brain: Left/Right

Technotranscendence (
Mon, 1 Jun 1998 09:22:46 -0400 (EDT)

At 03:54 PM 5/31/98 -0400, Ian Goddard <> wrote:
>I've seen some counter the theory that the
>left brain is the technical mathematical side
>of the brain and the right brain is the artistic
>visual side of the brain (they probably both play
>a role in those functions to some degree). Here's
>a report that speaks to this issue, entitled:
>Brain Memorizes Words On The Left, Faces On The Right:

Robert Efron's _The Decline and Fall of Hemispheric Specialization_
is a great book on this subject. Efron not only attacks the left-right
brain dualism, but presents an alternative which seems to account
for much of the dualism's evidence.


Daniel Ust