right-brain v. left-brain — vestigal anthropomorphism or potential survival strategy for AIs?

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Spinning dancer — is she spinning right or left?

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THE Right Brain vs Left Brain test … do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

Herald Sun Australia

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“THE Right Brain vs Left Brain test … do you see the dancer turning clockwise or anti-clockwise?

“If clockwise, then you use more of the right side of the brain and vice versa.

“Most of us would see the dancer turning anti-clockwise though you can try to focus and change the direction; see if you can do it. [some people see alternating spins]

LEFT BRAIN FUNCTIONS: uses logic, detail oriented, facts rule, words and language, present and past, math and science, can comprehend, knowing, acknowledges, order/pattern perception, knows object name, reality based, forms strategies, practical, safe.

RIGHT BRAIN FUNCTIONS: uses feeling, ‘big picture’ oriented, imagination rules, symbols and images, present and future
philosophy & religion, can ‘get it’ (i.e. meaning), believes, appreciates, spatial perception, knows object function, fantasy based, presents possibilities, impetuous, risk taking.” . . . (full article)

Spinning Image Credit: Herald Sun

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Newcomb’s commentary: “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” Aldous Huxley

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