Ultimately, popularizers and marketers turned these findings into an inaccurate portrayal of two independent sides. This thinking continued for decades with further theorization and exaggeration. Now, it’s still highly prevalent online, with speculation on how “one-sided dominance” can influence a person’s traits and behaviors, similar to astrological signs. You have probably seen quizzes or infographics indicating mannerisms of a right-brain or left-brain thinker. These misapprehensions, while rooted in the science of brain laterization, are not as black and white as they are often portrayed, but highly intricate and personalized.
Graphic created by Master Pieces, Inc, provider of jigsaw puzzles for adults.