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Individual differences |
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The right hemisphere (aka right brain) mirrors a large part of the aspect if the left brain but also has distinct functions
Left vs. RightEdit
In contrast, prosodic language functions, such as intonation and accentuation, often are lateralized to the right hemisphere of the brain. Functions such as the processing of visual and audiological stimuli, spatial manipulation, facial perception, and artistic ability seem to be functions of the right hemisphere.
|Left hemisphere functions||Right hemisphere functions|
| numerical computation (exact calculation, numerical comparison, estimation) |
left hemisphere only: direct fact retrieval
|numerical computation (approximate calculation, numerical comparison, estimation)|
|language: grammar/vocabulary, literal||language: intonation/accentuation, prosody, pragmatic, contextual|
- Brain lateralization
- Corpus callosum
- Cerebral dominance
- Cerebral hemispheres
- Interhemispheric interaction
- Lateral dominance
- Left brain
- Ocular dominance
- Right hemisphere brain damage
- Right Hemisphere Language Battery
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Left/Right Processing.
- ↑ Dr. C. George Boeree. Speech and the Brain.
- ↑ Ross ED, Monnot M (January 2008). Neurology of affective prosody and its functional-anatomic organization in right hemisphere. Brain Lang. 104 (1): 51–74.
- ↑ George MS, Parekh PI, Rosinsky N, Ketter TA, Kimbrell TA, Heilman KM, Herscovitch P, Post RM (July 1996). Understanding Emotional Prosody Activates Right Hemisphere Regions. Arch Neurol. 53 (7): 665–670.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 Dehaene S, Spelke E, Pinel P, Stanescu R, Tsivkin S. Sources of mathematical thinking: behavioral and brain-imaging evidence. Science. 1999 May 7;284(5416):970-4. PMID 10320379.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 6.2 Stanislas Dehaene, Manuela Piazza, Philippe Pinel, and Laurent Cohen. Three parietal circuits for number processing. Cognitive Neuropsychology, 20:487-506
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 Right-Brain Hemisphere
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 Handedness and Brain Lateralization.
- ↑ Converting Words into Pictures--Reading Comprehension Guide--Academic Support
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 Taylor, Insep, and Taylor, M. Martin (1990) "Psycholinguistics: Learning and using Language". p. 367
- Ornstein, R.E. (1997). The Right Mind: Making Sense of the Hemispheres. Harcourt Brace & Company
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