Right Brain Thinking

right-brain-left-brain-thinkingWhat is right brain thinking? You’ve probably heard the catch phrase before. Funderstanding says that right brain thinking refers to the side of your brain that is random, intuitive, holistic, synthesizing, subjective, and sees the whole picture.

Right brain thinkers are creative and innovative. Their random minds allow them think outside the box and approach situations with an open mind allowing for subjectivity. As they take a holistic approach to many situations they try and synthesize their environments and resources to gain a complete experience. They work well in teams because they can appreciate all the team members and what they are able to contribute to the team. Right brain try and value many of the small things that can be overlooked.

Right brain thinkers are driven by their intuition. They base many of their decisions on the way that they feel. They may not be able to prove why something will work but they know it will. This type of reasoning is why right brain thinkers are termed as visionaries.

They may not be able to prove why something will work but they know it will. This type of reasoning is why right brain thinkers are termed as visionaries.

All of us use both hemispheres of our brains but we tend to favor one side over the other. What side of your brain do you favor?

Having trouble trying to decide what to do with the rest of your life? Here are career ideas for right brained thinkers.

If you don’t know whether you’re a right or left brain thinker, take our quiz How to Tell If You’re Left- or Right-Brained.

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About Brandon Buttars

Brandon Buttars has been involved in web design since 1997 and was formally trained in graphic design. He currently works in web design and search engine optimization which he taught for 2 1/2 years. He's done work for companies such as Novell, Symantec, Omniture, and LANDesk through the various jobs he's held. Brandon is married with 2 sons and 1 son on the way. In his spare time he obsesses over CSS and HTML and likes to play the Wii with his sons.

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