So where did this false belief come from?
The left and right sides of the brain are more specialized for certain tasks, but that doesn’t mean that only that side can process the thoughts to achieve only those tasks. Am I making sense yet?
Let’s break it down a little further. Here are the characterizing functions that each side of the brain respectively excels at:
Left: processing numbers, time, analyzing situations.
Right: intuition, abstract thoughts, creativity, imagining the “big picture”.