American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Localization of a function, such as speech, to the right or left side of the brain.
- n. localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
“The Critical period hypothesis, as expounded by Lenneberg (1967) suggested a link between maximum receptivity for language and brain lateralization.”
“This effect showed no lateralization, meaning both left and right amygdala volumes followed this relationship.”
“Perhaps confidence affects hormones and brain lateralization just as much as hormones and brain lateralization influence confidence.”
“Perhaps you can explain why you put so much stock in the pseudo-science of brain lateralization and cognition?”
“Once there is lateralization of the hemispheres – does that “really” mean that we shut down and have more difficulty learning?”
“Also, when is lateralization complete, at 5 at 12?”
“Scientists speculate it could be related to a concept known as brain lateralization.”
“Some 70% of lefties rely on the left hemisphere for their language centers, a key brain function, says Metten Somers , a psychiatrist and researcher who studies brain lateralization at Utrecht University Medical Center in the Netherlands.”
“They discuss the emerging methodologies and findings about a wide range of biological indicators, including prenatal hormones, brain development, brain lateralization, evolutionary processes, and brain activation patterns measured while individuals engage in science-related tasks.”
“For this reason, it has always appeared that the lateralization seen in the human brain was an evolutionary add-on – mechanisms or abilities that were laid down in one hemisphere only.”
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