split brain

Known as: Split-Brain, Split Brain Procedure, commissurotomy 
Complete severing of the CORPUS CALLOSUM. In humans it is usually performed to treat medically intractable, multifocal EPILEPSY. EXPERIMENTAL ANIMAL… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Split-brain patients present a unique opportunity to address controversies regarding subcortical contributions to… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Forty-five years ago, Roger Sperry, Joseph Bogen and I embarked on what are now known as the modern split-brain studies. These… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
In a prospective-longitudinal study of a representative birth cohort, we tested why stressful experiences lead to depression in… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
A split-brain patient (epileptic individual whose corpus callosum had been severed to minimize the spread of seizure activity… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A standard model of word reading postulates that visual information is initially processed by occipitotemporal areas… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
The surgical disconnection of the cerebral hemispheres creates an extraordinary opportunity to study basic neurological… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Goal-directed actions are guided by expected outcomes of those actions. Humans with bilateral damage to ventromedial prefrontal… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Rhythmic movement patterns between the hands in response to environmental signals are studied in normal (musicians and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
THE primate visual system is adept at identifying objects embedded within complex displays that contain a variety of potentially… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
A new balloon catheter was developed which allows mitral commissurotomy without thoracotomy. The procedure has been successful in… (More)
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