An Evaluation of the Left-Brain vs. Right-Brain Hypothesis with Resting State Functional Connectivity Magnetic Resonance Imaging
"Lateralized brain regions subserve functions such as language and visuospatial processing. It has been conjectured that individuals may be left-brain dominant or right-brain dominant based on personality and cognitive style, but neuroimaging data has not provided clear evidence whether such phenotypic differences in the strength of left-dominant or right-dominant networks exist."
"Some myths are based on a modicum of truth; others arise from misinterpretations or from a need for a great sound bite."
The split brain: A tale of two halves
"Since the 1960s, researchers have been scrutinizing a handful of patients who underwent a radical kind of brain surgery. The cohort has been a boon to neuroscience - but soon it will be gone."
One Brain...or Two?
"How many brains do you have - one or two? Actually, this is quite easy to answer...you have only one brain. However, the cerebral hemispheres are divided right down the middle into a right hemisphere and a left hemisphere."
The Split Brain Experiments
"The split brain experiments revealed that the right and left hemisphere in the brain are good at different things."
The Superhuman Mind
"Split-brain surgery, or corpus calloscotomy, is a drastic way of alleviating epileptic seizures, the occurrence of sporadic electrical storms in the brain."
The Brain's Left and Right Sides Seem to Work Together Better in Mathematically Gifted Middle-School Youth
"There really may be something different about the brains of math-heads. Mathematically gifted teens did better than average-ability teens and college students on tests that required the two halves of the brain to cooperate."
Lateralization of brain function
"The longitudinal fissure separates the human brain into two distinct cerebral hemispheres, connected by the corpus callosum."
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