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Left/Right Brain Theory Is Bunk

The Washington Post

An article was published this week in the venerable (and reliable) psychology journal Psychological Bulletin, which synthesized 67 brain imaging studies of creativity. Among other things, it showed that creativity is not especially a right-brain function. In fact, two of three broad classes of creative thought that have been studied seem not to depend on a single set of brain structures. What we call "creativity" is so diverse that it can't be localized in the brain very well.

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