The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI) is a system to measure and describe The format of the instrument is a question online test, which claims to determine which of the model’s four styles of thinking is a dominant. This activity includes an online test and an online follow up class. plan for a 90 Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument Assessment (HBDI). If you carry out the following on-line test, you can easily and quickly determine your brain hemisphere dominance, i.e. are you left or right brain dominant. The

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The person with this profile would feel this distinct difference in their approach to work, communications, decision making and life experiences.

After taking the assessment, Dr. It gives you insight into why you value certain types of information over others. One advantage of having a singular dominant profile is that there is relatively little internal conflict. For example, a person who has the imagination to create a new business, but is not well suited to operating it or maintaining it over the long term.

Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument

This assessment will help students better understand their thinking preferences. Footer Contact Us Now. In other words, no evidence of validity [of tsst dominance] is presented.

Seems fair enough, but it certainly isn’t what I do for a living, although my creative mind does come into it given the scope I have to do my job role with a great deal of autonomy. Together, these would express themselves in intuitive, insightful thinking, both in feeling and problem solving processes.

This profile tesr a double dominant profile, with the two most preferred modes of processing occurring in the Lower Hbxi C and Upper Right D quadrants. Interacting with people would take more energy tezt this individual. This permits the person to be quite visibly imaginative, intuitive, experimental and innovative yet situationally functional and fairly well-balanced in terms of the logical, analytical, factual modes of thinking from the A quadrant; and interpersonal and emotional from the C quadrant.


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The secondary in the Lower Left quadrant B and the Upper Right quadrant D are functional in terms of controlled, conservative and organizing modes of processing in the Lower Left Band holistic, creative, and synthesizing modes in the Upper Right Testt. Herrmann also coined the concept Whole Brain Thinking as a description of flexibility in using thinking styles that one may cultivate in individuals or in organizations allowing the situational use of all four styles of thinking.

There is hbfi inherent internal contrast of preferences within these profiles. This is a double dominant profile in the right mode, with the two primary preferences in the Lower Right C quadrant and the Upper Right D quadrant. This person’s most visible preferences would be logical, analytic, rational, quantitative and technical processing with some secondary tendencies towards organizing and synthesizing. Please detail your enquiry below. The fact that under stress I don’t change is interesting as my most of my colleagues varied a lot, with quite a few reverting to a less dominant quadrant as their default setting.

It may indicate emotion, and perhaps interest in music and a sense of spirituality. Can’t change a rubric once you’ve started using it.

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The secondary, or less preferred mode,occurs in the Lower Right C quadrant the more interpersonal, spiritual, and emotional mode. A blue explains the Herrmann Whole Brain model and quadrants as well as the application to problem solving, teams and communication. His theory was based on ybdi of the modularity of cognitive functions, including well-documented specializations in the brain’s cerebral cortex and limbic systems, and the research into left-right brain laterilization by Roger Wolcott SperryRobert OrnsteinHenry Mintzberghbdu Michael Gazzaniga.


This profile would be further characterized by the lack of preference for the holistic, conceptual, and synthesizing modes of processing found in the Upper Right D quadrant, which is expressed as a tertiary. Our jobs and our education both have a great impact on our preferences, and our preferences impact the way we approach education and our work.

Edit criterion description Delete criterion row This criterion is linked to a Learning Outcome Description of criterion view longer description Range threshold: The overall tilt of their thinking preferences will be influenced by their highest profile quadrant or quadrants.

The person with this profile may even avoid the logical, analytical and rational modes of thinking of the A quadrant.

This profile is a singular dominant profile with the most preferred being the Upper Right D quadrant. The tertiary preference in the Lower Left B and Upper Right D quadrants would be demonstrated respectively by a lack of preference in the B quadrant for organizing, control, structure, conservative thinking styles and in the D quadrant for holistic, creative, and synthesizing modes of thinking.

This is a singular dominant profile, the most preferred quadrant being the Upper Left quadrant A, with the characteristics of logical, analytical, rational and quantitative processing. The person with this profile would clearly prefer the interpersonal, emotional,musical and spiritual aspects of this quadrant. Most comfortable communication approaches may include approaches from all four quadrants depending on the situation. A study published in the peer reviewed Creativity Research Journal in by J.