Right Brain vs Left Brain

Brain Tests

uses logic
detail oriented
facts rule
words and language
present and past
math and science
can comprehend
order/pattern perception
knows object name
reality based
forms strategies
uses feeling
“big picture” oriented
imagination rules
symbols and images
present and future
philosophy & religion
can “get it” (i.e. meaning)
spatial perception
knows object function
fantasy based
presents possibilities
risk taking

There are a number of quizzes you can take online with varying degrees of usefulness:

  • Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz for Artists This quiz is targeted at artists, with the questions concerning painting. Even if you do not paint for your practice, you can relate them to similar practices. For example, if you are a web designer, apply the questions to your digital workspace, and your online tools to your painting supplies, etc.
  • Right Brain vs Left Brain Creativity Test
    This is a more generalized test and may be more helpful to a wider audience. Furthermore, upon completion, this test gives you very detailed, highly accurate results, as well as further information.

Take the test According to this website, being creative is a way of thinking, a way of viewing the world.

Hemispheric Dominance Inventory Test/Questionnaire

20 Questions to determine left or right
brain dominance, plus going into more details than just ‘left’ or ‘right’.

Colour vs Words Game
Simple fun game battling right and left brain. Remember: left brain prefers word, right prefers colour.

Colour vs Words Test
A second one is here

Another simply exercise battling the right and left brain. Try saying the actual
word, then try saying the colour of the word. The trips up a lot of people.

Detailed Left vs Right Brain questionnaire
54 Questions, gives percentage of left and right brain dominance. However, must proceed with payment for full evaluation. Take test if bored, otherwise stick with first Questionnaire.


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