Intra- and Inter-hemispheric Connectivity Supporting Hemispheric Specialization

  title={Intra- and Inter-hemispheric Connectivity Supporting Hemispheric Specialization},
  author={Nathalie Tzourio-Mazoyer},
Hemispheric specialization (HS), or hemispheric dominance, is a nineteenth century concept that relates to the fact that a given hemisphere is the pilot of a given function such as, for example, the left hemisphere is dominant for language and for right-handedness. HS is grounded in both intra-hemispheric white matter connections, supported by associative bundles, and inter-hemispheric connections between cortical areas located in mirrored positions (homotopic), through the corpus callosum (CC… 
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