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University of Utah Study Questions Myth of Left-Brained and Right-Brained Personality Traits


8/19/2013 6:15:13 AM

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A new study suggests that that our theories of the left-brained logical thinker or more free-spirited, creative right-brained individual are simply myths. According to new research from University of Utah neuroscientists, no evidence exists within brain imaging that pinpoints a difference in the way humans use their brains. The left-brained and right-brained discussion has greatly shaped popular culture's view on personality types, leading to the widely accepted idea that some people employ one side of the brain more than others.

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