Latest Cerebral hemisphere Stories
The boldest black-lined rainbowfish are those that are born in the wild.
Albert Einstein is generally recognized as one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, but exactly what was it that made his brain so special? The authors of a recently published study believe that they have found the answer to that riddle.
The idea of a “left-brain” versus a “right-brain” personality has been used in a variety of contexts over the years, from interpersonal relationships to career choices. However, a new study has found that the idea of a dominant side of the brain affecting personality could be nonsense.
UC Santa Barbara has reported an important discovery in the interdisciplinary study of split-brain research.
Both human infants and baboons have a stronger preference for using their right hand to gesture than for a simple grasping task, supporting the hypothesis that language development, which is lateralized in the left part of the human brain, is based on a common gestural communication system.
Readers whose mother tongue is Arabic have more challenges reading in Arabic than native Hebrew or English speakers have reading their native languages, because the two halves of the brain divide the labor differently when the brain processes Arabic than when it processes Hebrew or English.
Researchers say that the left hemisphere of the brain may not be just logic and math, but could also help play a big role in creativity as well.
What happens in the brain of right-handed people if their dominant hand is immobile for two weeks?
The structure of the corpus callosum, a thick band of nerve fibres that connects the two halves of the brain with each other and in this way enables the rapid exchange of information between the left and right hemispheres, plays an important role in the regaining of motor skills following a stroke.
Our brain is divided into two hemispheres, which are linked through only a few connections.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.