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Chapter 25

PSYC 275 Chapter 25: Chapter 25 Summary

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Lateralization, Language, and the Split Brain
The Left Brain and the Right Brain of Language
Cerebral Lateralization of Function: Introduction
Discovery of the Specific Contributions of Left-Hemisphere Damage to Aphasia and Apraxia
Tests of Cerebral Lateralization
Discovery of the Relation between Speech Laterality and Handedness
Sex Differences in Brain Lateralization
The Split Brain
Groundbreaking Experiment of Myers and Sperry
Commissurotomy in Human Epileptics
Evidence That the Hemispheres of Split- Brain Patients Can Function Independently
Doing Two Things at Once
The Z Lens
Dual Mental Functioning and Conflict in Split-Brain Patients
The Case of Peter, the Split-Brain Patient Tormented by Conflict
Independence of Split Hemispheres: Current Perspective
Differences between the Left and Right Hemispheres
Examples of Cerebral Lateralization of Function
What Is Lateralized Broad Clusters of Abilities or Individual Cognitive Processes?
Anatomical Asymmetries of the Brain
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