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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Time-by-medication-by-age interaction effects were identified in several association tracts of the left hemisphere and in the lateral aspect of the truncus of the corpus callosum in voxel-based analysis due to a greater increase in FA in MPH-treated boys.
Lucid dreams are those in which the dreamer is partly aware that she or he is dreaming, indicating that the left hemisphere is more active than it normally would be during sleep.
For example, in the case of vision, we know that what we see on our left is processed by the right hemisphere of the brain, while what we see on the right is processed by the left hemisphere. Only when the two halves can "talk" to each other do we get a complete visual perception of the world.
The left hemisphere of the brain is verbal, analytical, and rational.
The left hemisphere dissects and manipulates the world while the right hemisphere takes context and the broader panorama of human experience into account.
In an experiment studying the brain, researchers found that just like humans, dogs process words they hear in their left hemisphere, and interpret the words in the right hemisphere.
"We saw a kind of jostling in the left hemisphere between regions engaged in word and face recognition, which resolved and settled into a new organization," she added.
According to a research at Ruhr University synapses are vital for rapid processing of auditory speech, which is found to be more in the left hemisphere of planum temporal as compared to the right.
A cranial magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed because electroencephalography showed slowing in the background activity of left hemisphere and left frontotemporal epileptiform activity.
Over the past few decades, studies found that people who have more left hemisphere activity than right tend to be higher in approach motivation and positive emotions.
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.