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Interactive video lesson plan for: The left brain vs. right brain myth - Elizabeth Waters

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The human brain is visibly split into a left and right side. This structure has inspired one of the most pervasive ideas about the brain: that the left side controls logic and the right side controls creativity. And yet, this is a myth, unsupported by scientific evidence. So how did this idea come about, and what does it get wrong? Elizabeth Waters looks into this long held misconception.

Lesson by Elizabeth Waters, animation by Daniel Gray.

Tagged under: TED,TED-Ed,TED Education,TED Ed,Elizabeth Waters,Daniel Gray,brain,neuroscience,psychology,left brain, brain,creativity,logic,reflex,Paul Broca,Carl Wernicke,Dr. Jekyll,Mr. Hyde,Robert Louis Stevenson,cortex,vision,Broca' area,temporal lobe

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