A mixed-handed advantage in episodic memory: A possible role of interhemispheric interaction

  title={A mixed-handed advantage in episodic memory: A possible role of interhemispheric interaction},
  author={R. Propper and S. Christman and K. A. Phaneuf},
  journal={Memory & Cognition},
  • R. Propper, S. Christman, K. A. Phaneuf
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Memory & Cognition
  • Recent behavioral and brain imaging data indicate that performance on explicit tests of episodic memory is associated with interaction between the left and right cerebral hemispheres, in contrast with the unihemispheric basis for implicit tests of memory. In the present work, individual differences in strength of personal handedness were used as markers for differences in hemispheric communication, with mixed-handers inferred to have increased interhemispheric interaction relative to strong… CONTINUE READING
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