left-brained
adjective see left brain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • left-brained — a. Exhibiting intellectual or personality characteristics suggesting dominance of linguistic or logical modes of thought, which are usually controlled by the left cerebral hemisphere; as, left brained pedants unable to appreciate music; also ref …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • left-brained — (lĕftʹbrāndʹ) also left brain ( brānʹ) adj. 1. Having the left brain dominant. 2. Of or relating to the thought processes, such as logic and calculation, generally associated with the left brain. 3. Of or relating to a person whose behavior is… …   Universalium

  • left brained — having a tendency to use skills associated with the left hemisphere of the brain (verbal, mathematical, and logical skills) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • left-brained — adjective see left brain …   Useful english dictionary

  • left-brain, left-brained. — left brain «lehft brayn», the left cerebral hemisphere of the brain, which is understood to dominate analytic thought processes, mathematical calculations, speech and language, as well as controlling movements on the right side of the body.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • left brain — n the left cerebral hemisphere of the human brain esp. when viewed in terms of its predominant thought processes (as analytic and logical thinking) left brained left brānd adj …   Medical dictionary

  • left brain — n. the left cerebral hemisphere of the human brain, which includes areas associated with logical thinking, numerical calculation, and language skills: popularly regarded as the center of rational thought left brain adj. left brained adj …   English World dictionary

  • left brain — noun the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body • Syn: ↑left hemisphere • Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere, ↑cerebral hemisphere • Part Meronyms: ↑language area, ↑language zone …   Useful english dictionary

  • left brain — noun Date: 1976 the left cerebral hemisphere of the human brain especially when viewed in terms of its predominant thought processes (as analytic and logical thinking) • left brained adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Left-handedness — is the preference for the left hand over the right for everyday activities such as writing. Most left handed people favor their right hand for some activities, and many exhibit some degree of ambidexterity. [… …   Wikipedia

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