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  • Left Hemisphere Of The Brain
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    Right and Left Brain The article in which I chose to examine is called Right Brain, Left Brain: Fact and Fiction, written by Jarre Levy. Jarre Levy, a psychologist at the University of Chicago, has been at the forefront of scientists who are trying to dispel the notion that we have two separately functioning brains. 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 writing this article was clearly to stop the misconceptions and s...
  • Two Hemispheres Of The Brain
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    Chad Stein PS 101 Dr. Rom 1. Gazzaniga, M.S. "One Brain or Two" Scientific American. 1967. Rpt. In Forty Studies That Changed Psychology. Ed. Roger R. Hock. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1995.2-11.2. This article dealt with experiments that showed the different functions of the right and left hemisphere of the brain. It also described the functions of the left and right hemisphere. "Your left brain is better at speaking, writing, mathematical calculations, and reading, and is the primary cent...
  • Same Areas As The Right Hemisphere
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    In this paper one will learn the different parts of the brain and their functions. Although the brain isn't the largest organ of the human body it is the most complex and controlling organ. It is amazing how complicated the brain is. The brain controls every action within and out of your body. The brain has main areas that contain different areas that have specific functions. For instance the basal ganglia holds the lentiform and the caudate. The brain isn't just "THE BRAIN" it is actually a gro...
  • Your Brain's Right And Left Side
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    Your brain has two sides. And each has a distinctly different way of looking at the world. Do you realize that in order for you to read this article, the two sides of your brain must do completely different things? The more we integrate those two sides, the more integrated we become as people. Integration not only increases our ability to solve problems more creatively, but to control physical maladies such as epilepsy and migrants, replace certain damaged brain functions and even learn to 'thin...
  • Narrow Focus
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    A Princeton researcher, Les Feh me (Brain / Mind Bulletin vol. 8, no. 9. May 1983), suggest we can optimize our overall performance in life by broadening our focus. Juggling is one excellent way to do that. He claims most people have a narrow focus, a lack of awareness of their own body sensations or emotions. This narrow focus can be very absorbing and useful, as when talking on the telephone, driving a motorcycle or getting a massage. It is as if nothing else exists except that. When learning ...
  • Superior To Males In Verbal Tasks
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    Abstract This paper discusses the differences in laterality among males and females. More specifically, it discusses the differences in verbal and visuospatial ability among different sexes. The common hypothesis, which has been proven by various people, is that males are superior to women in visuospatial tasks while women are superior in verbal tasks. This difference among males and females is due to the fact that the male brain is more lateralized than that of a female. The purpose of the expe...

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