Cerebral Lateralization and Cognitive Development


by Marcel Kinsbourne & Merrill Hiscock 1978

Few topics in the neurosciences can match the study of cerebral lateralization in its power to stimulate the imagination of people. Students of a number of disciplines have become captivated by the idea that the right and left halves of the human cerebrum differ in function, and this captivation has led to investigation and to speculation. Some writers have attempted to explain various individual differences among normal people in terms of degree of cerebral dominance or the balance of influence between the hemispheres?


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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 77, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 79 Number 6, 1978, p. 169-222
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21567, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 9:21:38 PM

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