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right brain Syllabification: right brain

Definition of right brain in English:


The right-hand side of the human brain, believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions.
Example sentences
  • That supremely intricate and elusive organ became the left brain and the right brain, the grey matter and the white matter, the male brain and the female brain.
  • An ingenious right-brain designer and an effective left-brain executive, she defies conventional labels - with obvious pride.
  • In contrast, word-inspired activity in a right-brain region used to recognize forms progressively declined with increased age of the volunteer and better reading skills.


Example sentences
  • In his book Perfectly Balanced Golf, Chuck Cook describes right-brain and left-brain players.
  • When we send healing messages from our conscious selves to our unconscious (as in the form of affirmations or images), we reverse our usual reliance on left-brain logical thought in favour of right-brain intuition and emotion.
  • She suggested I try engaging in art, storytelling or listening to music to enhance my right-brain functions.
Example sentences
  • It has become the Holy Grail of winemaking and right-brained producers the world over have become obsessed with creating Pinot Noir that can rival the wines of its native home, Burgundy.
  • Geometry is fundamentally a right-brained activity, where almost all of the mathematics they've seen before has been left-brained, symbol-manipulation type.
  • Even during the Sixties there was a clash between the left-brained politicos and the right-brained Sixties culture.
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