The division between the Left and Right brain isn't absolute; it's not like one half of your brain is literally devoted to Analysis and the other to Creativity. It's more of a symbolic distinction based on the fact that there are analysis-oriented structures on the left side and creativity-oriented structures on the right side. So while the difference wouldn't be taken seriously in a neurobiology class, it's useful for us as we analyze the Enlightenment vs. the Romantic view.
So to begin, take this Left/Right brain dominance quiz:
Which way do you typically use your brain?
Post your results below in the comments. Add a little discussion of whether you think your results really capture the way you think and feel. Also, do you feel that your style of thought is respected and valued within our culture and school system?
Mr. Justin Biggs