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10 July 2003 @ 06:10 pm
My Brain Usage Profile  

Thanks to sleigh I checked out my "Brain Usage Profile," the "test" for which can be found here. I find it curious that my results show a 3:1 Auditory:Visual ratio, given my self-perception. I mean, yeah I'm a musician and am attuned to music, but I'm also a photographer and (I think) a very visual person. Oh well. Go figure.

Your Brain Usage Profile

Auditory : 75%
Visual : 25%
Left : 42%
Right : 57%

Fred, you show a slight right-hemisphere dominance with a moderate preference for auditory processing, an unusual and somewhat paradoxical combination of characteristics.

You are drawn to a random and sometimes nonchalant synthesis of material. You learn as it seems important to a specific situation, and might even develop a resentment of others who attempt to direct your learning down a specific channel.

Your right-hemispheric dominance provides a structure that is only loosely organized and one which processes entire swatches of reality, overlooking details. You are emotional in your reactions and perceptual more than logical in your approach, although you can impose structure and a language base when necessary.

Your auditory preference, on the other hand, implies that you process information sequentially and unidimensionally. This combination of right-brain and auditory modes creates conflict, as you want to process data more rapidly than your natural processes allow.

Your tendency to be creative and free-flowing is accompanied by sufficient ability to organize and be logical, allowing you a reasonable degree of success in a number of different endeavors. You take in information methodically and systematically which can then be synthesized rapidly. In this manner, you manage to function consistently well, although certainly less efficiently than you desire.

You prefer the abstract and are a theoretician at heart while retaining the ability to be practical. You find the symbolism in a great deal of what you encounter and are something of a "mystic."

With regards to your lifestyle, you have the mentality which would be good as a philosopher, writer, journalist, or instructor, or possibly as a systems designer or social worker. Perhaps most important is your ability to "listen to your inner voice" as a mode of skipping over unnecessary steps to achieve your goals.

On the other hand, the "analysis" seems at least as accurate as the horoscope analyses to be found in the popular press....

 
 
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A monstrous ramblingbibliofile on July 11th, 2003 03:09 am (UTC)
On the other hand, the "analysis" seems at least as accurate as the horoscope analyses to be found in the popular press....
And with slightly more of a scientific base, too, eh?*

Auditory : 75%
Hey, even I could've told you that.

*Yes, there is a little irony in that mix.
Fred A Levy Haskellfredcritter on July 11th, 2003 09:51 am (UTC)
But ... but ... what could be more scientifical than astrology...?
Stephen Leighsleigh on July 11th, 2003 05:10 am (UTC)
Yeah, it's pretty much horoscope-generalities with a touch of science to make it more palatable.
Fred A Levy Haskellfredcritter on July 11th, 2003 09:55 am (UTC)
{sings} It takes a little bit of science to help the bullshit go down....
the laughing leaping waterminnehaha on July 16th, 2003 08:47 am (UTC)
I've seen this URL many times, but I can't get it to work. Hrrmpph!

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