Imaging studies on sex differences in the lateralization of language

@article{Kansaku2001ImagingSO,
  title={Imaging studies on sex differences in the lateralization of language},
  author={Kenji Kansaku and Shigeru Kitazawa},
  journal={Neuroscience Research},
  year={2001},
  volume={41},
  pages={333-337}
}

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Sir, It has been proposed that language is more strongly lateralized in males than in females. Recent imaging studies, however, have yielded a variety of apparently contradictory observations. A

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