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Take a test to determine which side of your brain is dominant, here. Also some insights on how this supposedly effects personality. Do you agree or disagree with your results? Share in extended.
     Posted By: patty - Sun Dec 15, 2013
     Category: Brain





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I had slightly more Bs than As which makes sense since I am ambidextrous. Prevailing wisdom was to force right handedness on me in grade school. I blame that for my having poor dexterity to this day.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 12/15/13 at 10:33 PM
I got a C. 😕
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 12/16/13 at 01:43 AM
I took the knuckle=brain test instead:

A. Rap knuckles on head.
B. Note the resulting sound.
C. Use the following to grade results:
If you heard a dull 'thud', Congratulations! There's a brain in there!
If you heard a hollow 'Bokk', Sorry, no brain home!

I not only heard a 'Bokk', it echoed!
Posted by Captain DaFt on 12/16/13 at 02:42 AM
Yeah, I'm gonna go ahead and call this bullshit. Pretty much anybody with any introductory knowledge of the brain should know that this is a myth.

There are just so many things wrong with the phrase "scientists say that brain lateralization is just a myth". First of all, that is just not the case. Scientists say that THIS notion of brain lateralization is a myth, but it is commonly accepted that the different areas in hemispheres do have slightly different functions. It is just that they tend to work in tandem, so neither side is completely "dominant". Secondly, if "scientists say" something, why are we doubting them on the basis of a poorly made youtube video? has anti-intellectual propaganda really permeated our society to this point?

Now, about the content of the video itself, the some of these questions have absolutely no bearing on anything of significance. Seeing a woman spin a certain way, drawing a q, and placing one foot or thumb over the other have nothing to do with either brain lateralization or personality. The questions about notes and organization are somewhat relevant to theories of personality psychology, but are completely divorced from brain lateralization.

For further reading, look at
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0071275
Posted by Aaron on 12/16/13 at 04:19 AM
My wife said this could not apply to men as our true brains hang between our legs.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 12/16/13 at 10:39 AM
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