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ERIC Number: EJ898362
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Sep
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Supporting Right-Brained Thinking
Mescolotto, Lee M.
Science Teacher, v77 n6 p36-39 Sep 2010
In his book, "A Whole New Mind", Daniel Pink champions the benefits of right-brained thinking: creativity, flexibility, empathy, and meaning. He stresses the need to not only be logical, but also aware of emotion; to not only be sequential, but also conceptual; and to not only be calculating, but also recognize value. The project described in this article is designed to expose students to some of the right-brained--or R-directed--concepts that Pink proposes and inspire them to view genetics and other disciplines in a more creative light. (Contains 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A