Tests for determining the dominant hemisphere of the brain

If you see this girl moving clockwise, then you have an active right hemisphere at the moment. If it moves counter-clockwise, then you use the left hemisphere. Some can see it moving in both directions.

Try to make it move in the opposite direction, using the other hemisphere. Can you do it.

Look to the side and again look at the girl, after a while she will start moving in the opposite direction. Also, some people discovered that you can look at her legs and she again will change the direction of movement.

Experiments have shown that two different areas of the brain are responsible for different types of mental activity.

Usually people use only one hemisphere peculiar to their type of thinking. But there are individuals working with both hemispheres.

There are schools that give preference to one hemisphere, and not to another. So the schools developing the left hemisphere concentrate their attention on logical thinking, analysis and accuracy. While the school of the right hemisphere focuses on aesthetics, feelings and creativity.

Areas of specialization of the left hemisphere :

Verbal information processing: The left hemisphere of the brain is responsible for your language abilities . This hemisphere controls speech, as well as the ability to read and write.

It also remembers the facts, names, dates and their writing.

Analytical thinking : The left hemisphere is responsible for logic and analysis. It is it that analyzes all the facts.

A literal understanding of words: The left hemisphere is able to understand only the literal meaning of words.

Sequential thinking: Information is processed by the left hemisphere in stages.

Mathematical abilities: Numbers and symbols are also recognized by the left hemisphere.

The logical, analytical approaches that are necessary for solving mathematical problems are also a product of the work of the left hemisphere.

Control the movements of the right side of the body. When you raise your right hand, it means that the team raised it came from the left hemisphere.

Areas of specialization of the right hemisphere:

Handling non-verbal information: The right hemisphere specializes in processing information that is expressed not in words, but in symbols and images.

Parallel processing of information: Unlike the left hemisphere, which processes information only in a clear sequence, the right hemisphere can simultaneously process a lot of diverse information. It is able to treat the problem as a whole without applying analysis.

The right hemisphere also recognizes faces , and thanks to him we can perceive the totality of traits as a single whole.

Spatial orientation:
The right hemisphere is responsible for the perception of the location and spatial orientation in general. It is thanks to the right hemisphere that you can orient yourself on the terrain and make mosaic puzzle pictures.

Musicality: Musical abilities, as well as the ability to perceive music, depend on the right hemisphere, although, however, the left hemisphere is responsible for musical education.

Metaphors: With the help of the right hemisphere, we understand the metaphors and results of the work of someone else's imagination. Thanks to him we can understand not only the literal meaning of what we hear or read. For example, if someone says: "He hangs on my tail," then just the right hemisphere will understand what exactly this man wanted to say.

Imagination: The right hemisphere gives us the opportunity to dream and fantasize. With the help of the right hemisphere, we can compose various stories. By the way, the question "What if ..." also sets the right hemisphere.

Artistic abilities: The right hemisphere is responsible for the ability to visual arts.

Emotions: Although emotions are not a product of the functioning of the right hemisphere, it is associated with them more closely than the left one.

Sex: The right hemisphere is responsible for sex, unless, of course, you are not too concerned about the technique itself of this process.

The right hemisphere is responsible for mysticism and religiosity.

The right hemisphere is also responsible for dreams.

Controls the movements of the left half of the body: When you raise your left hand, this means that the team to raise it came from the right hemisphere