Do you get bored when teachers lecture too much? Do you feel like you can size up people easily by watching them? If so, you may be right-brain dominant.
Characteristics of Right-Brain Students
- You take notes but lose them. You may have a hard time keeping track of your research
- You might have a hard time making up your mind
- You are good with people
- You don't fall for practical jokes as easily as some
- You seem dreamy, but you're really deep in thought
- People may have told you you're psychic
- You like to write fiction, draw, or play music
- You might be athletic
- You like mystery stories
- You take time to ponder and you think there are two sides to every story
- You may lose track of time
- You are spontaneous
- You’re fun and witty
- You may find it hard to follow verbal directions
- You are unpredictable
- You get lost
- You are emotional
- You don't like reading directions
- You may listen to music while studying
- You read lying down
- You may be interested in “the unexplained”
- You are philosophical
- In history class, you enjoy the social aspects most. You like to explore the effects of things that happened in history. You like the essays, too.
- You can do well in math class if you apply yourself, but you get bored doing long problems.
- Science? Boring.
- You do well in English class, especially when it comes to reading literature and writing essays about books. You also do well in creative writing assignments.
- Choose to do personal essays
- Watch your daydreaming—keep it under control
- Let your imagination work for you in the arts
- Let your intuition work for you in social situations
- Let your deep thinking work for you during essay tests—but don’t ponder too long
- Be creative with essays. You can use colorful language well
- Use images and charts when you study
- Write down directions
- Try to be more organized!
- Don’t be overly suspicious of others
- Make outlines to organize your thoughts.
- Choose fiction in reading assignments
- Try to avoid teachers who lecture a lot; choose teachers who use activities
- You tell stories well, so write some!
- Put information into categories for better understanding
- Avoid getting bogged down by thinking of all possibilities when answering questions
- Finish things! You have so much talent, but you don’t always complete things.
You have great instincts and survival skills. If you study hard, you might be a finalist on Survivor one day!
Dominant Brain Types