left hemisphere


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Noun1.left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the bodyleft hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
cerebral hemisphere, hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum
language area, language zone - a large cortical area (in the left hemisphere in most people) containing all the centers associated with language
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The family packed up and went to Cleveland Clinic for the radical operation that resulted in the removal the left hemisphere of Ben's brain.
Researchers have previously noted "right-side bias" in animals, which has been explained by the connection between the brain's left hemisphere and the right eye - the left hemisphere is involved in motor skills and coordination, both of which are necessary in feeding movements.
Odor 2 also produced left hemisphere dominant asymmetry.
For instance, a person is stressed if the left hemisphere of the brain, which rules logic and language, is agitated while the right hemisphere, which controls intuition and holistic thought, is suppressed.
In contrast, when the same prefrontal site was excited, communication was increased only in the local network of regions in the left hemisphere.
Movement of the right hand is controlled by the left hemisphere of the brain, and in over 90 percent of the population, the speech processing center is in the left hemisphere of the brain.
In "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", James Olson (an integral philosopher whose wide-ranging studies have included management, economics, politics, engineering, art, religion, psychology, neuro-linguistic programming, and neuroscience) explores this left-brain bias in our civilization, revealing it to be the root cause for centuries of war, racism, and political polarization--and eons of misunderstanding between the sexes.
2 WHEN we draw both the left hemisphere of our brain, responsible for logical tasks, and the right hemisphere, responsible for creativity and imagination are working together.
2012 27, 2 WHEN we draw both the left hemisphere of our brain, responsible for logical tasks, and the right hemisphere, responsible for creativity and imagination are working together.
2 WHEN we draw, both the left hemisphere of our brain, responsible for logical tasks, and the right hemisphere, responsible for creativity and imagination, are working together.
Analyzing the left and right brain hemispheres separately localized the differences to the left hemisphere and additionally implicated the left lateral frontal orbital gyrus (mean thickness in patients, 3.
Studies in infants and children suggest that the left hemisphere has greater metabolic demands than the right12.