CHAT: FINAL QUESTION: your natlangs.
|From:||Laurie Gerholz <milo@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 9, 1998, 0:17|
Tommie Powell wrote:
> Yes. Incidentally, I noticed that about half of the respondants to Sally's
> survey have been people who work in computer/math fields -- doubtlessly
> "logic geeks" (like me) -- and that the other half generally have strong
> "artistic" sensibilities. That's a peculiar mix, isn't it?
Hey, I resemble that remark! Computer dweeb by day, artist by night,
Last year we did a cognitive brain mapping of our group at work. This
was *not* a personality test, rather it was intended to discover a
person's preferred modes of thinking. If one tries to communicate with
someone who has a different cognitive preference, and neither of you is
aware of the differences, it is extremely easy to garble the
communication. Anyway, I ended up with an almost even split between
left-brain and right-brain dominance in terms of preferred mode of