The left half – right half divide in human brains is a myth, scientist says

Whilst few people would claim to be well versed in the nuances of neuroscience, one idea about the human brain seems to have captured the public imagination more than all others. It is a commonly held belief that the left and right halves of brains have opposing skill sets and capabilities. Many believe that the right half of the brain is a hub of creativity and emotions, whereas the left half controls creativity and logic. However, despite this perception- it simply isn’t true. Jeffrey Anderson, a leading scientist from the University of Utah, has conducted research on more than a thousand peoples’ brains to compare how different sides operate. He told BBC Trending that his research has confirmed to him that the left-right, creative-logic dichotomy is simply a myth. He said:…


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