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cerebral hemisphere

n.
Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum, as divided by the longitudinal cerebral fissure.

cerebral hemisphere

n
(Anatomy) either half of the cerebrum

cere′bral hem′isphere


n.
either of the rounded halves of the cerebrum connected by the corpus callosum. Compare left brain, right brain.
[1810–20]

cerebral hemisphere

Either of the two symmetrical halves of the cerebrum. See Note at brain.

cerebral hemisphere

Either of both halves of the cerebrum.
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Noun1.cerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrumcerebral hemisphere - either half of the cerebrum    
neural structure - a structure that is part of the nervous system
left brain, left hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body
right brain, right hemisphere - the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
cerebrum - anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres; dominant part of the brain in humans
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Under 10% chloral hydrate anesthesia, rats were irradiated in brain hemisphere (right side: n = 6; left side: n = 6) with a highly collimated 6 MV photon beam from a linear accelerator (Primus-M, Siemens, Germany) with a single dose of approximately 30 Gy.
The Mind Mirror is 'a portable ECG machine that could monitor the alpha, beta and theta rhythms from each brain hemisphere (left and right neo-cortex) simultaneously.
Classical imaging findings include hypoplasia of one brain hemisphere (hemiatrophy), often with reduced volume of a corresponding cranial fossa, and consecutive thickening of nearby bony structures and enlargement of equilateral paranasal sinuses, the frontal sinus being most often involved [1-3].
The effect is seen during deep "slow-wave" sleep and causes the left brain hemisphere to be especially sensitive to sound.
The second part addresses implications for learning and teaching, including the network-based, dynamic nature of skill development; pedagogical strategies to support the development of experience-based intuitions; the interdependence of emotion and cognition in poetry writing development; the role of emotion in the learning of two students who had a brain hemisphere removed to control seizures; the role of mirror neurons; the importance of nonconscious emotional processing in social emotion and the linking of the conscious mind to nonconscious biological regulatory systems; and implications for the design of digital learning technologies.
A theory, brought forth in the 1980s by US neurologists Norman Geschwind and Albert Galaburda, posits that testosterone delays the maturation of the left brain hemisphere during embryonic development.
He therefore suggested that the left brain hemisphere controls right hand and vice versa (Pritchard & Alloway, 2000).
The researchers said their findings suggest that personality types have nothing to do with one brain hemisphere being more active, stronger, or more connected than the other.
Here's how these three factors combine to create a brain hemisphere imbalance.
ERIC Descriptors: Number Concepts; Numeracy; Cognitive Processes; Arithmetic; Neurology; Brain Hemisphere Functions; Children; Difficulty Level; Mathematics Instruction; Mathematics Skills; Knowledge Level
Brain hemisphere is involved here in that the left side appears to move logically in a planned sequence.
Notably, patients with severe, unilateral carotid stenosis showed cognitive impairments for functions linked with the brain hemisphere that received its blood supply from an occluded carotid, while the same people with an unimpeded contralateral carotid showed no impairment on cognitive tests that tested their contralateral brain function, said Dr.