Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz
The higher of these two numbers below indicates which side of your brain has dominance in your life. Realising your right brain/left brain tendancy will help you interact with and to understand others.
Left Brain Dominance: 8(8)
Right Brain Dominance: 8(8)
Right Brain/ Left Brain Quiz

What’s yours?

Take a look at the characteristics chart below. Do you see yourself as left-brain dominant, right-brain dominant, or balanced? Here is a quiz you can take to help you find out.
Right Brain and Left Brain Characteristics
Left Hemisphere Style Right Hemisphere Style


Responds to verbal instructions
Problem solves by logically and sequentially looking at the parts of things
Looks at differences
Is planned and structured
Prefers established, certain information
Prefers talking and writing
Prefers multiple choice tests
Controls feelings
Prefers ranked authority structures


Responds to demonstrated instructions
Problem solves with hunches, looking for patterns and configurations
Looks at similarities
Is fluid and spontaneous
Prefers elusive, uncertain information
Prefers drawing and manipulating objects
Prefers open ended questions
Free with feelings
Prefers collegial authority structures


Is a splitter: distinction important
Is logical, sees cause and effect


Is a lumper: connectedness important
Is analogic, sees correspondences, resemblances

Draws on previously accumulated, organized information Draws on unbounded qualitative patterns that are not organized into sequences, but that cluster around images

Did you take the quiz? Whichever number is significantly higher represents your brain dominance preference. If the numbers are close, that means you use both sides of your brain equally. Congratulations! A balanced score means you are able to draw on the strengths of both the right and left hemispheres of your brain, depending upon a given situation. This “whole-brain” profile suggests that you are a creative and flexible thinker.