Maybe you’ve heard that “left-brained” people are more logical while “right-brained” people are more creative. But science says this popular thinking about brain hemispheres isn’t really the way it works. We actually use both sides of our brains for most of what we do.1

Choose the answer that’s closer to the way you would complete each sentence:  

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1. When reading a story, I pay more attention to ______.

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2. My calendar is _______.

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3. I get more enjoyment from _______. 

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4. When it’s my choice, I’m more likely to work on _______.

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5. It’s easier for me to remember _______.

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6. If I were to write about today, I'd start _______.

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7. I prefer for there to be _______ in place.

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8. Others would more often describe my home or work space as _______.

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9. When making a large purchase, _______ is more important to me.

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10. If I get lost, I’m better at finding my way by looking _______.

Note: This survey has not been scientifically validated. It’s intended for general educational purposes only.

1Voyer, Daniel, Ph.D. The Truth About Being Left-Brained or Right-Brained. Available at: www.psychologytoday.com. Accessed on January 28, 2021.

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