Saturday, 6 October 2007

Right Brain or Left Brain

My friend posted this test on The Right Brain vs Left Brain test.

Do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

Clockwise -> Right brain
Anti-clockwise -> Left Brain

So, I found myself using more right brain. But when I really focus few times on the picture, it switches to turn the other side, i.e. using my left brain. Try this, it is cool!

It is said that people normally see anti-clockwise. I find it hard to believe.

So, here is roughly my test result, which I felt is mostly true for me:

Use more feeling than logic
"Big picture" oriented rather than detailed oriented
Imagination rather than facts rules
Fantasy-based rather than reality-based
Impetuous rather than practical
Risk taking rather than safe

And, I do use my left brain sometimes, like trying to play safe, being practical and be more realistic. But that is mostly due to influence or a consequences of going through several mistakes.

Both left and right brain should function at most time. It will be great a find a good balance cause we cannot always live in our fantasy world, can we?
LEFT BRAIN FUNCTIONS
uses logic
detail oriented
facts rule
words and language
present and past
math and science
can comprehend
knowing
acknowledges
order/pattern perception
knows object name
reality based
forms strategies
practical
safe
RIGHT BRAIN FUNCTIONS
uses feeling
"big picture" oriented
imagination rules
symbols and images
present and future
philosophy & religion
can "get it" (i.e. meaning)
believes
appreciates
spatial perception
knows object function
fantasy based
presents possibilities
impetuous
risk taking

9 comments:

Susan said...

It was midnight around 1 a.m. when I was posting this. I do not know whether my brain is switching or lazing.

I viewed the picture again multiple times just now and I could only see anti-clockwise. (left brain).

Really fascinating.

Anonymous said...

they say guy use right brain most of time. And guy sleep on the right too. That is because they know they are right most of time.
that's why i only see the dancer in clockwise(right brain)

autumnmusic said...

tis morning i saw it rotating anti-clockwise and tot to myself tat no way it could rotate clockwise... now i see it rotating clockwise and tot to myself tat no way it could rotate anti-clockwise -_-'''

macam ini, im a left brainer or right one? :?

autumnmusic said...

sugoi!!! just now i saw it rotating clockwise AND anti-clockwise back and forth!!! =D

autumnmusic said...

cool!!! i tink of logical stuff, it rotates anti-clockwise, i tink of dreamy stuff, it rotates clockwise...this is fun!!! =D

Susan said...

I think most of us use both brains, just different one at different time.

Yeah this is cool! Maybe we can train "our brain" and use this test for confirmation.

For e.g If you are unhappy with ur bf on certain emotional things, maybe can train ur brain to think logical..:)

Susan said...

another surprising fact about this picture is that it moves faster in Firefox compared to IE or even when I opened with other photo viewer.

I never know different browsers /editor has effect on the gif animation. :)

Susan said...

Also, I actually open this picture and showed to our team of around 15 persons. Just to be sure that there is no trick on the photo - that different ppl see different rotation at the same time.

Anonymous said...

This sux ass! That bitch is dancin' only clockwise!