For those interested in more detail about the difference between the left and right brains, here is an interesting and comprehensive comparison from Science News:
|Reading, writing, naming||Facial recognition|
|Sequential ordering||Simultaneous comprehension|
|Perception of significant order||Perception of abstract patterns|
|Complex motor sequences||Recognition of complex figures|
Source: “Clinical and Experimental Evidence of Hemispheric Domination as of 1976”, Science News, 109 (14): 219. Thanks to Inside Her Pretty Little Head by Jane Cunningham & Philippa Roberts for bringing this reference to my attention.