left brain

noun

Definition of left brain

: the left cerebral hemisphere of the human brain especially when viewed in terms of its predominant thought processes (such as analytic and logical thinking)

Other Words from left brain

left-brained \ ˈleft-​ˈbrānd How to pronounce left brain (audio) \ adjective

Examples of left brain in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web User friendly depends on personalities, habits, left brain, right brain and other impossible-to-quantify factors. Gene Marks, Forbes, 22 Apr. 2022 Jenny Arden talks about her career in design as straddling two very distinct sides of the same coin: left brain and right, business and design. Nicole Gull Mcelroy, Fortune, 1 Mar. 2022 The thoughts come quickly as the right brain and left brain begin to interact. Ira Gostin, Forbes, 8 Nov. 2021 The left brain leverages our logical, analytical, intellectual and intuitive decisions and, ultimately, actions that lead to specific outcomes. Izabela Lundberg, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 The family of an 18-year-old mother who was left brain-dead after she was shot by a Long Beach school safety officer said she would be taken off life support in the next few days and called for the officer to be criminally charged in the case. Justin Ray, Los Angeles Times, 5 Oct. 2021 Become a prolific producer by observing with intention, never being found without a notebook, working your ideas muscle, batching any left brain tasks and firmly establishing a practice. Jodie Cook, Forbes, 1 Sep. 2021 Maes is believed to have been left brain dead after the suicide attempt, the Republic reports. Kc Baker, PEOPLE.com, 23 Feb. 2021 In Alzheimer's, something goes wrong and leaves brain cells with these chunks of tau and amyloid that further damage or choke them. Kenneth S. Kosik, Scientific American, 20 Apr. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of left brain

1827, in the meaning defined above

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15 May 2022

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“Left brain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/left%20brain. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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left brain

noun

Medical Definition of left brain

: the left cerebral hemisphere of the human brain especially when viewed in terms of its predominant thought processes (as analytic and logical thinking)

Other Words from left brain

left-brained \ ˈleft-​ˈbrānd How to pronounce left brain (audio) \ adjective

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