right brain
noun Date: 1970 the right cerebral hemisphere of the human brain especially when viewed in terms of its predominant thought processes (as creativity and intuitive thinking) • right-brained adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • right brain — n. the right cerebral hemisphere of the human brain, which includes areas associated with abstraction, artistic ability, and emotional response: popularly regarded as the center of creativity and imagination right brain adj. right brained adj …   English World dictionary

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

  • right brain — right′ brain n. anat. the right cerebral hemisphere, controlling activity on the left side of the body: in humans, usu. showing specialization for spatial and nonverbal concepts Compare left brain • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • right brain — noun the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body • Syn: ↑right hemisphere • Hypernyms: ↑hemisphere, ↑cerebral hemisphere * * * noun : the right cerebral hemisphere of the human brain… …   Useful english dictionary

  • right brain — noun The right cerebral hemisphere; the part of the brain associated with creativity. And the secret to seeing really seeing was quieting the bossy know it all left brain so the mellower right brain could do its magic. Ant: left brain …   Wiktionary

  • right brain — the cerebral hemisphere on the right side of the corpus callosum, controlling activity on the left side of the body, showing in humans some degree of specialization for spatial and nonverbal concepts. Cf. left brain. [1975 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • right brain —    Refers to a theory in which the right side of the brain is the creative side, responsible for art and spatial comprehension, while the left side is responsible for reading, verbal, and mathematical sorts of tasks …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • right brain — noun the right hand side of the human brain, believed to be associated with creative thought and the emotions …   English new terms dictionary

  • right-brain, right-brained. — right brain «ryt brayn», the right cerebral hemisphere of the brain which controls movements on the left side of the body and is associated with perception of melody, creative thought, intuition and emotional response. adjective –right brain,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • right-brain person —  A person with creative skills …   American business jargon

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