Right hemisphere participation in reading.

  title={Right hemisphere participation in reading.},
  author={N Hutner and Jacqueline Liederman},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={41 4},
This study examined whether the right hemisphere's contribution to lexical semantic processing is greatest when it is "disinhibited." Skilled reading may require the controlled modulation of interhemispheric interaction: the left hemisphere (or some other control mechanism) may regulate the subprocesses of reading by selectively "inhibiting" and "disinhibiting" right hemisphere function. Right-handed undergraduates concurrently performed two tasks: a lateralized semantic or rhyme task and a… CONTINUE READING