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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lateralize.


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  • The same reasoning has seemed to apply as well to phenomena of unilateral neglect and apraxia neither of which proved to be nearly so severe in lateralized tests after commissurotomy as one might have expected from the lateral lesion findings.

    Roger W. Sperry - Nobel Lecture

  • What's more, psychologists have known that speech/language capabilities are "lateralized" in the left side of the brain ever since a fellow Frenchy Paul Broca found that out about 150 years ago, and they've known for about 1o years that vocalizations in monkeys are similarly lateralized thanks to one of my favorite primate-psychologists, Marc Hauser, BUT ... they did not know until now that nonverbal communicative hand gestures are also likely left hemisphere lateralized in NON-APES.

    Gestural Communication

  • The lateralized and convoluted structure of our brains can also be found in octopi, this despite the fact that vertebrates and cephalopods diverged from one another over 450,000 million years ago.

    Matt J. Rossano: Evolution: Is God Just Playing Dice?

  • These adaptations each have their own representation – that is, they can be lateralized to specific regions or networks in the brain.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • It forced us to speculate that some lateralized phenomena may arise from a hemisphere's losing an ability – not gaining it.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • Throughout the animal kingdom, however, capacities re generally not lateralized.

    Backing Into an Evidentiary Standard for ID

  • But it is not lateralized in monkeys, which are less closely related to humans than apes are.

    Aping Language

  • In his studies, Levy discovered that women's brains are less lateralized than men's, allowing more closely connected hemispheres of the brain to communicate more efficiently enabling women to assess and incorporate more details and nuances than men.

    Roger Fransecky: How To Improve Your Sixth Sense

  • He points out that there's plenty of object-related brain activity that tends to be "right-lateralized," such as visualizing the rotation of objects in space, and plenty of people-related brain activity that tends to be left-lateralized, such as the ability to speak.

    Caryl Rivers: Black Brains and Green Cheese

  • Love's all in the brain: fMRI study shows strong, lateralized reward, not sex, drive, maybe some other outward signs, rapid heartbeat, flushing skin, fast breathing, yes 2. a claim that can be reproduced does it happen to her again? yes

    Jesus Probably Rose From The Dead: On Historical Study and Christian Apologetics


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