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Re: HELP!! Right Brain/Left Brain

From: Woody Duncan (wduncan)
Date: Mon Jul 17 2000 - 18:08:29 PDT

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            If I'm correct on the topic, there is little correlation between hemisphere
    dominance in the brain and left handed people. The right side of the
    brain does
    control nerves and physical functions on the left side if the body but
    that has little
    to do with the side of the brain where creative thinking takes place. I
    can't give
    you a specific reference off the top of my head, but as you read I
    believe you will
    find that is true. Some peoples right brain functions are even found on
    the left side
    and visa versa.
                                            Good luck on your research, Woody in KC

    LM Paris wrote:
    > Hi everyone,
    > I am in an introductory educational research class for my masters
    > program. We have to write a proposal for a research topic and my
    > professor turned down my first idea, which was to look for a
    > positive/negative correlation between students in advanced art classes
    > and their scores in other disciplines. I am now attempting to do
    > research about right and left brain dominance. I was considering doing
    > a comparison between the percentage of left hand dominance in students
    > in advanced art classes (or maybe art teachers) vs. the percent of left
    > hand dominance in the general population. I am looking for information
    > including journals/journal articles or books with information about:

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