Essays Tagged: "Lateralization of brain function"

Two Brains? About the brain's two hemispheres.

Two Brains?Your brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way oflooking at the world.Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the twosides of yo ... we havebecome a left-brain culture.Your brain's right and left side have distinctly different ways oflooking at the world. Your two hemispheres are as different from eachother as, oh, Micheal Wilson ... nt from eachother as, oh, Micheal Wilson and Shirley Maclean. The left brain controlsthe right side of the body (this is reversed in about half of the 15percent of the population that is left-handed) ...

(4 pages) 168 0 3.2 Jan/1993

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Your Brain

ay about your left and right brainYour brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way oflooking at the world.Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the twosides of yo ... we havebecome a left-brain culture.Your brain's right and left side have distinctly different ways oflooking at the world. Your two hemispheres are as different from eachother as, oh, Micheal Wilson ...

(4 pages) 137 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Life-span development chap 5 notes

hemisphere in charge of left side of the body(3) Left hemisphere in charge of ride side of body(4) Lateralization - each hemisphere has somewhat different tasks and talentsb.Covered by layer of dense ...

(3 pages) 108 0 4.3 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Your Brain

out your left and right brain noneYour brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way oflooking at the world.Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the twosides of yo ... we havebecome a left-brain culture.Your brain's right and left side have distinctly different ways oflooking at the world. Your two hemispheres are as different from eachother as, oh, Micheal Wilson ...

(4 pages) 67 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Lateral asymmetry in intensity of emotional expression.

"LATERAL ASYMMETRY IN INTENSITY OF EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION"People have always been puzzled by the functionality of the human brain. How ... nctionality of the human brain. However, it was only over a century ago, that after the discoveries of French surgeon Broca (1860) -examining brain damage patients- that this fascination was transform ... urther empiricism. From such research scientists were able to conclude that the cerebrum is made up of two cerebral hemispheres, which despite appearing symmetrical, on closer scrutiny reveal asymmetr ...

(7 pages) 85 0 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Left vs. Right brained Conflict Resolution.

esult in decreased productivity. Managed effectively, conflict can be key to leveraging differences of interest to arrive at creative solutions (p.235). For the benefit of those who are not up to spee ... benefit of those who are not up to speed on neurological geography, the theory goes that each side of the brain does different jobs in different ways, hence causing conflict in human interaction, mor ...

(3 pages) 94 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Right Brain, Left Brain.

rain: Fact and Fiction, written by Jerre Levy. In the past fifteen years or so there has been a lot of talk of left brain and right brain people. Levy's reason for righting this article was clearly to ... conceptions and show the truth about how our brain hemispheres operate.Levy first explores the myth of the left brain and right brain theory. She states that generally people see the left hemisphere o ...

(3 pages) 148 2 4.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Discuss at least one possible cause of a named learning difficulty other than autism (e.g. dyslexia, dyscalcylia). Refer to evidence in your answer (12 marks)

One possible cause of dyslexia is that it emanates from neurological (brain) factors. This is a biological explanation. ... actors. This is a biological explanation. There is some evidence that dyslexic people share a group of genes on part of chromosome 6 which is close to the MHC genes that control the immune system. Thi ... the MHC genes that control the immune system. This idea is supported by the evidence that dyslexics often tend to suffer from disorders of the immune system such as asthma and rhemutoid arthritis.One ...

(4 pages) 35 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Application of Involvement Theory in Health Seeking

emselves to purchase process and decision making.The involvement theory originates from hemispheral lateralization, or split-brain theory. According to Schiffman and Kanuk (2000), the theory emphasize ...

(3 pages) 57 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

What claims have been made about the differences in psychological functions performed by the left versus right hemispheres of the brain? .

Is there any validity to the popular notion of a left-brained versus a right-brained person? The sterotypical left-brained person is logical and ... ight-brained person is creative, holistic, , and able to see connections between things. Regardless of whether people with these stereotyped personalities really exist, and really are left-brain-domin ... left-brain-dominant or right-brain-dominant, what does neuropsychology tell us about the functions of the left versus the right hemisphere? Does this evidence have anything to do with these stereotyp ...

(3 pages) 50 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Personal Opinions On Future Education

le simply go to school because they were told to and expected to - as a duty. However, others think of education as the key to future success, and I am one of the believers.As a matter of fact, I cert ... about college. The pressure and stress were extremely hard to handle. However, the dramatic change of attitude from the adults towards my future education did force me to start planning for my future ...

(2 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Gender

#157; (1995).These articles displayed information on the gender differences in pathological make up of humans. It was said that females seem to have stronger connections between the two halves of thei ... n the two halves of their hemispheres than males. This biological factor would seem to explain many of the notable differences perceived in society. For example, due to the lack of cross between the m ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychology And The Mind

Jeff Labe Psychology and Mind The human mind holds many mysteries. Most of them to complex to comprehend. Though what we can understand we research and break down until we ... we would have never thought we could understand dreams, but now we have broken the creative wonder of a dream down to a point. It's no longer just a dream to psychologists. Dreams are now somewhat of ... en attributed to the mind. Researchers have discovered that an inverse mind causes this small, kind of corky fact of life.So what in life doesn't derive from the differences we all share differently i ...

(6 pages) 57 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

People Are Split-Brained (Roger Sperry)

sycho-biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine in 1981 for his 40 years of research on the brain. He was the one who discovered that the human brain has different specializ ... tient who had epilepsy who had the "bridge" (a nerve bundle) between the left and right hemispheres of the brain split so the connection was severed. This part of the brain is called the corpus callos ...

(2 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Right Brain

THE RIGHT HEMISPHERE OF THE BRAIN The brain is complex with twin hemispheres bound together by a band of fiber, which all ... w from one side to the other. The hemispheres have specific skills and abilities; however, there is often a complex interaction between the two hemispheres on most activities.The right hemisphere thin ... holistic way. In particular it is involved with sensory perceptions and feelings.The right brain is often seen as primitive and taken for granted. Modern culture focuses on language, logic, and orderl ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Page Vs. The Screen

pposite. Many contrary terms are easy to recognize and usually have a simple effect on life such as off and on, stop and go, light and dark. However, there exist dualities in which the effects are mor ... , there exist dualities in which the effects are more difficult to recognize. In reading chapter 35 of The Alphabet and the Goddess, it is shown that the patterns of the literary word versus the image ...

(2 pages) 515 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Left vs. the Right Brain

rsonality, your brain houses your cherished memories and future hopes. It orchestrates the symphony of consciousness that gives you purpose and passion, motion and emotion. In mammals, the brain is lo ... the brain is located in the head, protected by the skull and close to the primary sensory apparatus of vision, hearing, balance, sense of taste, and smell.Early views on the function of the brain rega ...

(4 pages) 76 2 3.3 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Battle to be Heard: Autism, Language, and Communication

the cause of these prevalent communication shortcomings seen in autism.The phrase “hemisphere lateralization” is used to describe how each brain hemisphere is specialized for specific tasks ... he left hemisphere’s language areas have a chance to develop, thus causing atypical hemisphere lateralization and the language delays and deficits seen in ASD. Some autistic individuals communica ...

(9 pages) 51 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Horsenality

ound animal that does not speak english. Though horses do not speak english they do have a language of their own. They have ways of communicating with each other just like we do, but the challenge is ... ut with a horse you have to be able to communicate with your horse.In order to have the most amount of sucsess with your horse you have to know their "horsenality". A horse's horsenality is based on h ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture