Re: Brain: Left/Right

Anders Sandberg (
01 Jun 1998 15:34:33 +0200

Ian Goddard <> writes:

> 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).

The huge difference between the hemispheres is is largely a myth,
there is no fundamental difference in how they work. It is just that
the functions tend to be lateralized when they have no direct
connection to sensory input or actions requiring both sides of the
body. Mathematics can be both logical-verbal and artistic-visual, so
there is no strong reason to think it will be found on one side or the

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