Some effects of disconnecting the cerebral hemispheres.

  title={Some effects of disconnecting the cerebral hemispheres.},
  author={R J Sperry},
  volume={217 4566},
Introduction: Classic View of Cerebral Dominance To start by looking back a little, recall that even a small brain lesion, if critically located in the left or language hemisphere, may selectively destroy a person's ability to read, while at the same time sparing speech and the ability to converse. The printed page continues to be seen, but the words have lost their meaning. This condition typically follows from focal damage to the angular gyrus in the left hemisphere. It also results from… CONTINUE READING
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