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Old 08-16-2008, 10:47 PM   #1
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left or right brained?

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Try to spin her the other direction from what is natural for you.
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I see her spinning clockwise. But if I focus off to one side, she spins counter-clockwise. I can change her rotation by where I focus. But I can't change my preception just by wanting to.

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clockwise for me...anyone see counter?
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Clockwise here also. And I'm not normally considered right-brain, I think something is wrong with the demo.
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Try to spin her the other direction from what is natural for you.
I see her spinning counter-clockwise. I can't make her spin clockwise. Maybe my telepathic power doesn't travel well through the internet?
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Old 08-17-2008, 06:31 AM   #6
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Counter-clockwise for me at first glance, but extremely easy to see her spinning clockwise as well. I would conclude that (if the test is valid), my right brain and left brain are about equally dominant.

I am fairly ambidextrous, as well. I wonder if that plays into it.
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I see clockwise, which is no surprise for me. But I can easily spin her the other way by just looking below her foot.
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I'll bet it's the same principle as which way the water swirls when you flush - depends if you are located in the northern hemisphere or southern hemisphere.
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Old 08-17-2008, 08:47 AM   #9
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clockwise. That's it. Plus I am lefthanded, Leftfooted, left everything.

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Both directions here....but I've kept this on my puter for the last 6 months or so....so I've practiced a little ;o)
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clockwise. That's it. Plus I am lefthanded, Leftfooted, left everything.

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Well, you could be president, most of them are lefties.... Hey that'd be good. Uncle Sam would be an uncle....

Clockwise for me, though if I look to the side, she spins anti-clockwise after a while.

I also tried the world's hardest game link... I can't get past the first level...
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Clockwise. A short attempt failed to reverse direction. More practice maybe?

Do most RE types see the figure spinning clockwise, may be a trend here.
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Hey! I went back and tried again, and I was able to make her spin clockwise! My telepathic powers are now soooo strong I can make her spin in either direction.
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Tomorrow I am going to attempt to use my powers to move the financial market. I think I can move the market either up or down.
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I've never seen the test before. My first impression is counter-clockwise, but it's easy to see it reverse. Actually my first impression was "naked lady...good!", but then I got on track. DW (very artsy) can only see clockwise, can't reverse it no matter what. Interesting test.
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Thanks Martha, very interesting.

When I first got to the site I could only see the top half -- spinning clockwise. I scrolled down to where I could see the whole thing -- spinning counter clockwise. Scrolling down farther, so I can only see the bottom half, she's back to clockwise.

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That's freaky.

I see it going clockwise, which means L brain, but all my traits actually fit the R brain description.

If I stare at it long enough it goes counterclockwise, but not for long - switches back quickly!

Well now that I've practiced I've got it switching back and forth both ways. I feel so confused!
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Of course it just might be that this "test" has nothing whatsoever to do with L or R brain hemisphere dominance.
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I think its a trap.
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Whoa - weird. I can see her spin either way including alternating a half-spin right, then left, then right. Seems I just have to focus my mind on which way I want to see her spin. I think clockwise predominates slightly, which is counter to what I always assumed.

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