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Originally posted by seb2882
I need help LOL! There is NO WAY I can see it turn anti-clockwise! I tried to see it out of focus, focusing on several parts, I guess I have to stop seeing it tridimensionally, which I can't.
Originally posted by nerbot
Try focusing on just the shadow at the bottom and slightly out of the corner of your eye. Also, imagine her spin axis is tilted away from you...worked for me.
I first saw the ballerina turning clockwise, but after concentrating I had her turning anti-clockwise.
Originally posted by bsbray11
Originally posted by Welfhard
It's got nothing to do with mind control, and everything to do with statistics. It's more common for people to develop in a left brain capacity, in the same way it's more common for people to be right handed - just how it is.
Only in modern, technological society I would imagine. I think both hemispheres evolved the same size because they are supposed to have equal importance within the brain. There is no doubt in my mind that public schools perpetuate left-brain dominance.
A longitudinal fissure separates the human brain into two distinct cerebral hemispheres, connected by the corpus callosum. The sides resemble each other and each hemisphere's structure is generally mirrored by the other side. Yet despite the strong similarities, the functions of each cortical hemisphere are different.
Popular psychology tends to make broad and sometimes pseudoscientific generalizations about certain functions (e.g. logic, creativity) being lateral, that is, located in either the right or the left side of the brain. Researchers often criticize popular psychology for this, because the popular lateralizations often are distributed across both hemispheres,  although mental processing is divided between them.
While functions are lateralized, the lateralizations are functional trends, which differ across individuals and specific function. Short of having undergone a hemispherectomy (removal of a cerebral hemisphere), no one is a "left-brain only" or "right-brain only" person.
Brain function lateralization is evident in the phenomena of right- or left-handedness and of right or left ear preference, but a person's preferred hand is not a clear indication of the location of brain function. Although 95% of right-handed people have left-hemisphere dominance for language, only 18.8% of left-handed people have right-hemisphere dominance for language function. Additionally, 19.8% of the left-handed have bilateral language functions. Even within various language functions (e.g., semantics, syntax, prosody), degree (and even hemisphere) of dominance may differ.
but I find it no less vital to have both halves of your brain functioning equally.