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Posted on Saturday, October 20, 2018

One of the most popular books about drawing is Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards. The book relies heavily on the split-brain or hemispheric model of the human brain, which sorts various functions and activities into two groups. 

While conducting my latest artist interview, this subject came up and psychiatrist Iain McGilchrist came up. I looked him up and found this fascinating presentation talking about brain hemispheres and how continued research in this area has unraveled a much more subtle and complicated story to how the two sides of the brain function:

The Divided Brain