right hemisphere

  1. the cerebral hemisphere to the right of the corpus callosum that controls the left half of the body
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  • When we move it to the left, we are bringing the right hemisphere into play. Times, Sunday Times
  • '60s converged to support the picture of a leading, more highly evolved and intellectual left hemisphere and a relatively retarded right hemisphere that by contrast, in the typical righthander brain, is not only mute and agraphic but also dyslexic, word-deaf and apraxic, and lacking generally in higher cognitive function. Roger W. Sperry - Nobel Lecture
  • Putting things in anatomical term, it was almost as if I was using my right hemisphere more than my left. Oliver Sacks: A Neurologist Examines 'The Mind's Eye'
  • He would then present it in a part of the visual field that meant the information ended up in the right hemisphere. Times, Sunday Times
  • The commissurotomy patients were also able with the right hemisphere to choose correct written or spoken words to match presented objects or pictures and to go correctly from spoken to printed words and vice versa. Roger W. Sperry - Nobel Lecture
  • Previous studies have shown that the right hemisphere is responsible for the eye movements in REM sleep, which are saccadic scans of targets in the dream scene.
  • At a larger scale, the left hemisphere is somewhat specialized for positive experiences while the right hemisphere is more focused on negative ones (this makes sense since the right hemisphere is specialized for gestalt, visual-spatial processing, so it's advantaged for tracking threats coming from the surrounding environment). Rick Hanson, Ph.D.: Confronting the Negativity Bias
  • The dot location task, which involves predominantly the right hemisphere, was expected to remain unaffected.
  • Emotional responses are a function of the right hemisphere of the brain.
  • It has been suggested in answer (13, 14, 15) that the commissurotomy evidence may be misleading because of an atypical bilateral spread of language into the right hemisphere correlated with the long-term epilepsy and associated pathology. Roger W. Sperry - Nobel Lecture
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