(My second or third post to this NG...)
You would probably find the book, "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a
Hat" interesting. Case studies challenging the left-brain right-brain
chale at SAGE.NRRI.UMN.EDU ("Cindy Hale") wrote:
>Chris Odt Wrote " I am an artist in my other life,"...
>I am also and artist/biologist and there are a very large number (seems to
>me) of my biological friends who are also artists. Further, my artist
>friends have great interest in biology as well.
>It makes me wonder about this left right brain stuff. Supposedly the right
>brain is the "artistic" side and the left the "analytical" so the more
>scientific. But science is very creative in practice. You need to be
>able to visualize and make sense of things in a very abstract way many
>times. Great artists/musicians/etc. have an understanding of their
>media which is very detailed and meticulous which gives them the ability to
>DO what they want with it. This seems more "left brainish" to me.
>I seems to me that science and art are very similar processes and that our
>brains are doing very similar things.
>So what do you all think?
Lawrence T. Gurley
Mathematics and Computer Information Systems
lgurley at ix.netcom.com, lgurley at merritt.edu