Meeting in the Middle: Making the Most Of Brain Power — Dave’s Diary
You pack their lunch, check their homework and send them out the door to school, but do you which side of their brain your kids work with best when they get there?
Most of us have a distinct preference for left or right brain styles of thinking. Some, however, are more whole-brained and equally adept at both modes.In general, schools tend to favor left-brain modes of thinking, while downplaying the right-brain activities. Left-brain scholastic subjects focus on logical thinking, analysis and accuracy. Right-brained subjects, on the other hand, focus on aesthetics, feeling and creativity.
A lot of research shows meditation, hypnosis and brainwave entrainment audios can help create unity between the left and right sides of your brain. This can be quite useful to ‘exercise your mind,’ so to speak. Promoting unity of thought can help create more clarity in your decision-making processes. This means you will neither ‘over-think’ things too much with your left brain nor be ‘too creative’ with decisions that require logical analysis with your right brain. (MindMotivations.com)