Hemispheric differences in the perception of lightness

  title={Hemispheric differences in the perception of lightness},
  author={Jack B Davidoff},
Coloured and grey stimuli were presented to the left and right visual fields. It was found that which stimulus was seen as lighter depended to some extent on the handedness of the subject. In particular, right-handed subjects saw the stimulus on the left as lighter. This provides further evidence for the right hemisphere as being more important for perceptual functions. THERE is an increasing amount of evidence which suggests that there is a functional asymmetry in the two cerebral hemispheres… CONTINUE READING

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