Your Answer to This Optical Illusion Will Reveal Whether You Have a Male or Female Brain

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Have you ever taken the time to figure out how your brain works, and what your strengths and weaknesses are?

This optical illusion has been making the rounds, and it is said to reveal a telltale sign of whether you have a male or female brain depending on what you see first.

Obviously, both different brain types have different strengths and weaknesses.

Men’s and women’s brains are mostly identical, but the small portion of each can make a tremendous difference in how a person operates on a day-to-day basis, according to a report from, citing work from several authors including Dr. John Medina, author of ‘Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home and School.’

This compelling image of the running man claims it can decipher what a person’s thought process is, and what you see first could indicate whether or not you are good at multi-tasking.

It shows a dark figure in a sprinting pose, but do you see the figure running towards you or away from you? 

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If You See the Figure Running Toward You First 

If you see the figure running toward you first, that indicates you have a more male brain, according to Fact Factories.

You try to solve your problems more directly by using your analytical skills. You are a little more guarded, and you prefer to use reason to overcome obstacles in your life.

Once you become curious about something, you have a tendency to hone in on it and become very curious. You like to focus all of your energy on something until you come up with an idea on how to approach it.

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You’re not a good multi-tasker, though. You prefer to focus on one thing at a time.

Once you form a strong idea or opinion on something, you are ready to back it up with facts and information at all times because of your excellent focus and concentration skills.

If You Saw the Figure Running Away From You First 

If this is how you saw it first, it means you have a more female oriented brain.

This means that your analytical skills and reasoning are top notch.

You rely on your senses and reasoning and you take your time when making a decision.

You rely on your senses and reasoning and you don’t rush when making a decision.

Your brain does best when you immerse yourself in creative projects.

You are a great multi-tasking with an amazing memory, strong intuition and robust senses.



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