Sex specific effect of prenatal testosterone on language lateralization in children

@article{Lust2010SexSE,
  title={Sex specific effect of prenatal testosterone on language lateralization in children},
  author={Jessica Mireille Lust and Reint H. Geuze and Cornelieke van de Beek and Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis and Annemarie Bouma},
  journal={Neuropsychologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={48},
  pages={536-540}
}
Brain lateralization refers to the division of labour between the two hemispheres in controlling a wide array of functions and is remarkably well developed in humans. Based on sex differences in lateralization of handedness and language, several hypotheses have postulated an effect of prenatal exposure to testosterone on human lateralization development, the topic of a long-standing and unresolved debate. Here we demonstrate a clear relationship between prenatal levels of testosterone as… CONTINUE READING

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