left hemisphere


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the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body

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Sharp wave over right hemisphere had amplitude of 91 [micro]V and that over left hemisphere had amplitude of 70 [micro]V.
For the vast majority of the population (approximately 90%), the left hemisphere controls structured sequences of actions.
Critique: As informed and informative as it is thoughtful and thought-provoking, "How Whole Brain Thinking Can Save the Future: Why Left Hemisphere Dominance Has Brought Humanity to the Brink of Disaster and How We Can Think Our Way to Peace and Healing" is exceptionally well organized and presented making it a very highly recommended addition to both community and academic library Psychology/Neuroscience collections and supplemental studies reading lists.
Naess et al reported that the patient records of young adults from five hospital registries in western Norway revealed that 58% had left hemisphere infarctions and 42% had right hemisphere infarctions.
Part of the brain's left hemisphere keeps watch when people sleep in unfamiliar places, Laura Sanders reported in "Left brain stands guard while sleeping away from home" (SN: 5/28/16, p.
consciousness, unconsciousness, left hemisphere and right, cortex and
Paired samples t test was used to identify differences between right and left hemisphere apoptotic neuron counts within each group.
Just as language is impaired following damage to the brain's left hemisphere, damage to the right hemisphere can impair our ability to distinguish faces so it is critical to understand how it develops," says co-author Bruno Rossion, Principal Investigator at the University of Louvain.
Nowadays, philosophers mostly communicate with their left hemisphere.
The Left Hemisphere of the Mind Brain is where Conscious thinking processes occur and Right Hemisphere is where Superconscious activities take place.
They found that the arcuate fasciculus, a collection of nerve fibres connecting auditory regions at the temporal lobe with the motor area located at the frontal lobe in the left hemisphere of the brain, allows the 'sound' of a word to be connected to the regions responsible for its articulation.
Different functions of the brain are handled either primarily by the left hemisphere or primarily by the right hemisphere.
Patients with impaired reactivity in the left hemisphere showed impaired cognition in the two evaluations of left brain function, whereas patients with impaired reactivity in the right hemisphere showed impaired cognition in the right brain evaluations.
While they should balance each other with the right hemisphere being the master, they have been in conflict, with the left hemisphere trying to suppress completely the right hemisphere.
If the left hemisphere draws it, the drawing will be small, wizened and truncated--a literally reductionist effort.