Right-Hemisphere Memory Superiority: Studies of a Split-Brain Patient

@inproceedings{Metcalfe1995RightHemisphereMS,
  title={Right-Hemisphere Memory Superiority: Studies of a Split-Brain Patient},
  author={Janet Metcalfe and Margaret G. Funnell and Michael S. Gazzaniga},
  year={1995}
}
Six experiments explored hemispheric memory dif- ferences in a patient who had undergone complete corpus cal- losum resection. The right hemisphere was better able than the left to reject new events similar to originally presented materi- als of several types, including abstract visual forms, faces, and categorized lists of words. Although the left hemisphere is ca- pable of mental manipulation, imagination, semantic priming, and complex language production, these functions are appar- ently… CONTINUE READING

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