Some writer friends pointed out this cool image last week. Do you see a girl spinning counterclockwise or clockwise? Surprisingly, not everyone will see the same thing, even if they’re staring at the screen in the same moment. Seriously. And what you see now may not be what you see fifteen minutes or seven hours from now; it all depends upon which part of your brain is the most active at the time. Right now, for me, the dancer is spinning counter-clockwise–the direction, according to the article she came from, that most people will see her spin. But when I first saw the dancer–after working on my fiction for a chunk of time–she moved clockwise.
This post is going to lean left brain to start because the science major in me has been activated. And something about brain discussions appeals right now–maybe because it’s nearly Halloween and I’m hungry for gummy brains. Muahaha.
According to the article, these are the distinctive roles found between the left and right sides of the brain: [Read more…]