Tuesday, August 04, 2009

More Famous Right Brainers

In her essay "Learning Styles of the Left and Right Hemispheres"  Michelle Morris provides a list of others who were likely right brained. 

Note:  to those new to the concept of "right-brained," this can be interpreted to mean that these people did not lack a left brain. Rather, It means that the right hemispheres of their brains were dominant.  In other words, they were and are big concept thinkers, innovators and non-linear thinkers. 

The list includes:  

Thomas Edison
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni
Pablo Picasso
Rembrandt Harmenszoon Van Run
Walt Disney
General George Patton
Nelson Rockefeller
Hans Christian Anderson
Leonardo da Vinci
Sir Winston Churchill
Benjamin Franklin
John F. Kennedy
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
John Lennon
Louis Pasteur
Orville and Wilber Wright
Alexander Graham Bell
Ludwig Van Beetoven
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
Vincent Van Gogh
Agatha Christie
Ernest Hemmingway
Mark Twain
Anna Roosevelt
Woodrow Wilson
King Gustav IV of Sweden
Albert Einstein
Marie and Pierre Curie
Socrates
Galileo Galilei
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Abraham Lincoln
Steven Spielberg
Bill Gates 



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