This was fun

Your Brain Usage Profile:

Auditory : 53%
Visual : 46%
Left : 44%
Right : 55%

Gina, you show a slight right-hemisphere dominance with a moderate preference for auditory processing, an unusual and somewhat paradoxical combination of characteristics.

You are drawn to a random and sometimes nonchalant synthesis of material. You learn as it seems important to a specific situation, and might even develop a resentment of others who attempt to direct your learning down a specific channel.

Your right-hemispheric dominance provides a structure that is only loosely organized and one which processes entire swatches of reality, overlooking details. You are emotional in your reactions and perceptual more than logical in your approach, although you can impose structure and a language base when necessary.

Your auditory preference, on the other hand, implies that you process information sequentially and unidimensionally. This combination of right-brain and auditory modes creates conflict, as you want to process data more rapidly than your natural processes allow.

Your tendency to be creative and free-flowing is accompanied by sufficient ability to organize and be logical, allowing you a reasonable degree of success in a number of different endeavors. You take in information methodically and systematically which can then be synthesized rapidly. In this manner, you manage to function consistently well, although certainly less efficiently than you desire.

You prefer the abstract and are a theoretician at heart while retaining the ability to be practical. You find the symbolism in a great deal of what you encounter and are something of a “mystic.”

With regards to your lifestyle, you have the mentality which would be good as a philosopher, writer, journalist, or instructor, or possibly as a systems designer or social worker. Perhaps most important is your ability to “listen to your inner voice” as a mode of skipping over unnecessary steps to achieve your goals.

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3 thoughts on “This was fun

  1. I used to be such a sucker for these things in magazines and such. Then I stopped doing them. Now, due to the Wonder Of The Internet, I’m sucking again:

    Your Brain Usage Profile:

    Auditory : 33%
    Visual : 66%
    Left : 62%
    Right : 37%
    Joe, you are somewhat left-hemisphere dominant and show a preference for visual learning, although not extreme in either characteristic. You probably tend to do most things in moderation, but not always.
    Your left-hemisphere dominance implies that your learning style is organized and structured, detail oriented and logical. Your visual preference, though, has you seeking stimulation and multiple data. Such an outlook can overwhelm structure and logic and create an almost continuous state of uncertainty and agitation. You may well suffer a feeling of continually trying to “catch up” with yourself.
    Your tendency to be organized and logical and attend to details is reasonably well-established which should afford you success regardless of your chosen field of endeavor. You can “size up” situations and take in information rapidly. However, you must then subject that data to being classified and organized which causes you to “lose touch” with the immediacy of the problem.
    Your logical and methodical nature hamper you in this regard though in the long run it may work to your advantage since you “learn from experience” and can go through the process more rapidly on subsequent occasions.
    You remain predominantly functional in your orientation and practical. Abstraction and theory are secondary to application. In keeping with this, you focus on details until they manifest themselves in a unique pattern and only then work with the “larger whole.”
    With regards to your career choices, you have a mentality that would be good as a scientist, coach, athlete, design consultant, or an engineering technician. You can “see where you want to go” and even be able to “tell yourself,” but find that you are “fighting yourself” at the darndest times.

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    • So how accurate do you think it is?
      What surprised me about mine was that of the career choices listed: “philosopher, writer, journalist, or instructor, or possibly as a systems designer or social worker” I have taught (high school biology), have a master’s in journalism and currently do systems design.
      I do not think I have enough patience for social work, though…

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      • I don’t know. I’m apparently not very self-perceptive, even though I’m reflective (I sound like I’m doing a math problem here). I think I taker these things to find out stuff about myself, then just don’t see whether it fits more than, say, a horoscope. I guess I haev been sort of an “engineering technician, and the stuff about internal conflict is probably right for me. I’m glad I’m “predominantly functional.” :/ I also know I get sick of people trying to ram me in some sort of logico-rational framework where everything needs to be square.
        You? Not sure: I haven’t seen that much of you since college, really.

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