When you're at rest, your brain's right side hums | CALM | Scoop.it
There's plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all.

here's plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all. But it's the brain's right side — for most people the less-dominant half — that stays busiest while you're at rest, according to surprising new findings.

Researchers found that during periods of wakeful rest, the right hemisphere of the brain chatters more to itself than the left hemisphere does. It also sends more messages to the left hemisphere than vice versa. Surprisingly, this remains true whether the owner of the brain is left- or right-handed.



Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/10/18/when-youre-at-rest-your-brain-right-side-hums/#ixzz2abLSg7zf


Via Jen Thompson