Left Hemisphere

  • (noun): The cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body.
    Synonyms: left brain

Some articles on left hemisphere, left, hemisphere, hemispheres:

Marc Dax
... credited for discovering the link between neurological damage to the left hemisphere, right-sided hemiplegia, and a loss of the ability to produce speech (ap ... of disturbances of speech with a lesion of the left hemisphere of the brain, and Lesions of the left half of the encephalon coincident with the forgetting of signs of thinking ... In consequence, today the discovery of the link between the left hemisphere and speech is typically credited to Paul Broca ...
Deep Dyslexia - Models and Hypotheses - Right and Left Hemisphere Hypotheses
... Normal reading is typically a function of a left hemisphere-based system ... The right hemisphere plays a minimal role in reading ... One hypothesis, the left-hemisphere hypothesis, supports the idea of a damaged left hemisphere-based reading system associated with deep dyslexia ...
Music-related Memory - Interference - Hemispheric Interference
... Recent research has demonstrated that the normal right hemisphere of the brain responds to melody holistically, consistent with Gestalt Psychology, whereas the left hemisphere of the brain ... of the popular carol "Silent Night", the right hemisphere thinks, "Ah, yes, Silent Night", while the left hemisphere thinks, "two sequences the first a literal repetition, the second a ... arise when the two modes are in conflict, resulting in one hemisphere interfering with the operation of the other hemisphere ...
Commissural Fiber
... or transverse fibers connect the two hemispheres of the brain ... axons that connect the two cerebral hemispheres ... The corpus callosum is essential to the communication between the two hemispheres ...
Tony Wright (sleep Deprivation) - Left in The Dark
... Wright and Graham Gynn co-wrote Left in the Dark, in May 2007 ... are unavoidably governed and constrained by the brain's left hemisphere, which he says requires significantly more sleep than the right ... It is Wright's theory that the left hemisphere is actually a hormonally retarded version of the right hemisphere ...

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