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Reasearch has indicated that most people are dominant in one brain hemisphere. Determining your dominant brain hemisphere can play a role in determining how you learn best and how you relate to others. Remember, any inventory is just a guide. People are most successful when they integrate and develop both sides of the brain. Take the following short questionnaire to determine your primary brain dominance. Select:

  • 6 for Often,
  • 3 for Sometimes, and
  • 1 for Rarely.

1.

My study space is generally neat and organized.

1

3

6

2.

My study space is generally messy and disorganized.

1

3

6

3.

I like to study in the same place, usually at my desk.

1

3

6

4.

I don't spend much time sitting in one place to study.

1

3

6

5.

I learn best when it is quiet.

1

3

6

6.

I can concentrate with music.

1

3

6

7.

I study best by myself.

1

3

6

8.

I learn best when I study with a partner or in a team.

1

3

6

9.

I work steadily at completing projects.

1

3

6

10.

I study in a burst of energy.

1

3

6

11.

I like structure and planned study times.

1

3

6

12.

I like flexibility and freedom.

1

3

6

13.

I like to break down large problems into smaller steps.

1

3

6

14.

I like to look at the big picture.

1

3

6

15.

I like to meet deadlines and start early on projects.

1

3

6

16.

I tend to procrastinate.

1

3

6



   
   Your left brain score is: 



   
   Your right brain score is: 


The odd numbered questions diagnose your left brain qualities, and the even numbered questions diagnose your right brain qualities. The largest score represents your brain dominance.

You can find more information about left/right brain dominance and how this affects you at
http://staff.canterbury.pvt.k12.fl.us:85/D_Washburn/leftright.htm.

 

 
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