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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.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Elizabeth Waters
  • Script Editor Emma Bryce
  • Director Daniel Gray
  • Producer Daniel Gray
  • Senior Animator Daniel Gray
  • Compositor Daniel Gray
  • Designer Daniel Gray
  • Art Director Daniel Gray
  • Storyboard Artist Daniel Gray
  • Character Designer Daniel Gray
  • Layout Artist Daniel Gray
  • Composer Sam Baker
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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