Recently, we have been hearing the terms, STEM, STEAM, and STREAM with regards to changes in education policies. Some of us might have been wondering what is the big fuss on all these terms. Does our education system need to evolve? If yes, why?
In the 1960's, thanks to the research of psychobiologist and Nobel Prize winner, Roger W.Sperry, the theory that the brain's two hemispheres function differently was conceived. People are either left-brained or right-brained, meaning that one side of their brain is dominant. The left brain is more verbal, analytical, and orderly than the right brain. It's better at things like reading, writing, and computations. If you tend to be more creative or artistic, you're thought to be right-brained. The right brain is more visual and intuitive. It has a more creative and less organised