[LMB] OT: Innate orientation, was HANDEDNESS

Nancy L. Barber nlbarber at mac.com
Fri Sep 23 21:36:07 BST 2011


At 2:03 PM -0600 9/23/11, Howard Brazee wrote:
>On Sep 23, 2011, at 2:06 PM, Nancy L. Barber wrote:
>
>>  Unlike Marina, I'm not not one with a compass in my head, or a 
>>very good (non-compass) sense of direction, either.  However, I do 
>>experience cognitive dissonance when on the (US) west coast--I'm an 
>>easterner by birth and have lived in an eastern State most of my 
>>life.  My brain feels that sunrise should be over the ocean, not 
>>sunset.
>
>I imagine that would be more disconcerting for someone on both sides 
>of Florida.

But maybe the brain wouldn't get wired with a single expectation if 
you regularly swapped coasts.

     Nancy



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