Des (deskitty) wrote,

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Damn Java, and damn me forgetting to change one stupid variable name. Back to debugging as soon as the headache goes away...

(test stolen from explodinglemur)

Your Brain Usage Profile

Auditory : 56%
Visual : 43%
Left : 38%
Right : 61%

[I put a line through the bits I don't think are true, and I bolded the parts I especially agree with. On the whole I'm surprised how accurate it was... most tests like this usually get really confused when I come along. ;)]

Des, you show a slight right-hemisphere dominance with a moderate preference for auditory processing, an unusual and somewhat paradoxical combination of characteristics.

You are drawn to a random and sometimes nonchalant synthesis of material. You learn as it seems important to a specific situation, and might even develop a resentment of others who attempt to direct your learning down a specific channel.

Your right-hemispheric dominance provides a structure that is only loosely organized and one which processes entire swatches of reality, overlooking details. [Although given my coding performance tonight, I'm thinking they might be right here after all...] You are emotional in your reactions and perceptual more than logical in your approach, although you can impose structure and a language base when necessary.

Your auditory preference, on the other hand, implies that you process information sequentially and unidimensionally. This combination of right-brain and auditory modes creates conflict, as you want to process data more rapidly than your natural processes allow. [I take in serialized data and deserialize it, that's all. ;)]

Your tendency to be creative and free-flowing is accompanied by sufficient ability to organize and be logical, allowing you a reasonable degree of success in a number of different endeavors. You take in information methodically and systematically which can then be synthesized rapidly. In this manner, you manage to function consistently well, although certainly less efficiently than you desire.

You prefer the abstract and are a theoretician at heart while retaining the ability to be practical. [There is a certain truth to the abstract bit, and I'm fairly good at dealing with some types of abstract issues, but really, there's no point in being abstract if it doesn't have concrete application.] You find the symbolism in a great deal of what you encounter and are something of a "mystic."

With regards to your lifestyle, you have the mentality which would be good as a philosopher, writer, journalist, or instructor, or possibly as a systems designer or social worker. [Design ... if there's one area in which I need more experience, it's design.] Perhaps most important is your ability to "listen to your inner voice" as a mode of skipping over unnecessary steps to achieve your goals. [I'm still working on this one, but yeah... my inner voice seems to be right 99% of the time.]

-- Des

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