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Brain Asymmetry (Bradford Books)

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Neurology & clinical neurophysiology,
  • Physiological & neuro-psychology,
  • Psychiatry,
  • Mental Health,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Neuroscience,
  • Medical / Neuroscience,
  • Medical,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRichard J. Davidson (Editor), Kenneth Hugdahl (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages752
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9405758M
    ISBN 100262540797
    ISBN 109780262540797

    Book Description. Brain asymmetry for speech is moderately related to handedness but what are the rules? Are symmetries for hand and brain associated with characteristics such as intelligence, motor skill, spatial reasoning or skill at sports? In .   This book provides an update of the scientific research on cerebral asymmetry. In , Brain Asymmetry, from the same editors, appeared. Since then, the field progressed rapidly by the introduction of new neuro‐imaging techniques, which enabled more detailed study of anatomical and functional differences between the : Iris E. C. Sommer, René S. Kahn.

      Brain asymmetry has been observed in humans and other animals in terms of structure, function and behaviour. This lateralization is thought to reflect evolutionary, developmental, hereditary Cited by: Since the relationship between brain asymmetry and task performance should be generic and not dependent on sensory modality, similar relationships should be possible to obtain in the auditory modality, using, e.g., a DL task, which is perhaps the most frequently used task for assessing hemispheric asymmetry (see Hugdahl, ; Kimura, for.

    Relation of behavioral asymmetry to the functions of hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal and reproductive systems in vertebrates. In Y. Malashichev & W. Deckel (Eds.), Behavioral and morphological asymmetries in vertebrates (pp. –). Portland, OR: Book .   Evolution of Brain Asymmetries, with Implications for Language. One myth that persists even in some scientific circles is that asymmetry is uniquely –right asymmetries of brain and behavior are now known to be widespread among both vertebrates and invertebrates, and can arise through a number of genetic, epigenetic, or neural mechanisms.


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The twenty-three contributions in Brain Asymmetry provide a comprehensive survey of modern research on laterality and brain asymmetry, showcasing new approaches and novel domains in which knowledge of the asymmetrical functioning of the brain is a key issue for the complete understanding of the phenomenon.

Of particular note is the inclusion of material on laterality. Brain Asymmetry. The twenty-three contributions in Brain Asymmetry provide a comprehensive survey of modern research on laterality and brain asymmetry, showcasing new approaches and novel domains in which knowledge of the asymmetrical functioning of the brain is a key issue for the complete understanding of the : Richard J.

Davidson. The proposed book investigates brain asymmetry from the perspective of functional neural systems theory, a foundational approach for the topic.

There is currently no such book available on the market and there is a need for a neuroscience book, with a focus on the functional asymmetry of these two integrated and dynamic brains using historical and 5/5(1). Going beyond the authors' previous book, Brain Asymmetry, this book reflects the most recent thinking on functional asymmetries and their structural correlates in brain anatomy.

It emphasizes research using new neuroimaging and neurostimulation techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI and fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), 5/5(1).

The twenty-three contributions in Brain Asymmetry provide a comprehensive survey of modern research on laterality and brain asymmetry, showcasing new approaches and novel domains in which knowledge.

Research shows that asymmetries exist at all levels of the nervous system and apply to emotional as well as to higher cognitive processes. Going beyond the authors' previous book, Brain Asymmetry, this book reflects the most recent thinking on functional asymmetries and their structural correlates in brain anatomy.

Summary: Provides a survey of modern research on laterality and brain asymmetry, highlighting new approaches and domains in which knowledge of the asymmetrical functioning of the brain is a key issue. The text includes material on laterality, learning, attention and emotion.

Asymmetry is a novel not only about the creation of that novel, but about the borders of empathy. The book's final chapter is an interview with Ezra, some years later, which – and this might be a. Effects of neonatal novelty exposure on the brain have been examined at the level of functional brain asymmetry, hippocampal gross anatomy, and synaptic plasticity.

It has been long known that early stimulation, such as the handling procedure, induces changes within the brain asymmetrically (Denenberg, ). Brain asymmetry allows for activities like typing, where someone can watch a screen or a piece of paper to evaluate the output, while moving the fingers across the keyboard.

A variety of complex tasks from driving to successfully following a recipe rely on brain asymmetry. Going beyond the authors' previous book, Brain Asymmetry, this book reflects the most recent thinking on functional asymmetries and their structural correlates in brain anatomy.

It emphasizes research using new neuroimaging and neurostimulation techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI and fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), magnetoencephalography.

Consistent with the thesis of hemispheric independence, brain asymmetry applies to cognition, emotion, and regulation of autonomic physiological processes. Neurotransmitter, neuroendocrine, immunomodulatory, cardiovascular, and electrodermal activity, skin temperature, and vasomotor activity are all asymmetric.

(This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Brain Asymmetry of Structure and/or Function that was published in Symmetry) Download PDF Add this book to My Library.

Handedness and Brain Asymmetry will make fascinating reading for students and researchers in psychology and neurology, educationalists, and anyone with a keen interest in why people have different talents and weaknesses. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

part | 1 by: The proposed book investigates brain asymmetry from the perspective of functional neural systems theory, a foundational approach for the topic. Research shows that asymmetries exist at all levels of the nervous system and apply to emotional as well as to higher cognitive processes.

Going beyond the. Brain asymmetry has seldom been the primary underlying focus of books written within the neurosciences or in clinical neuropsychology.

As such, this author finds no available text on brain asymmetry based on functional neural systems theory, which is foundational for the entire field. 'Annett's latest book provides a very readable comprehensive review of her RS theory of handedness and brain asymmetry, complete with a substantial survey of the evidence that supports the theory.' - Laterality.

From the PublisherAuthor: Marian Annett. The Asymmetric Brain: The psychology and neuroscience of left and right, by Sebastian Ocklenburg, Ph.D.

The lateralization of brain function is the tendency for some neural functions or cognitive processes to be specialized to one side of the brain or the other. The medial longitudinal fissure separates the human brain into two distinct cerebral hemispheres, connected by the corpus gh the macrostructure of the two hemispheres appears to be almost identical.

Going beyond the authors\' previous book, Brain Asymmetry, this book reflects the most recent thinking on functional asymmetries and their structural correlates in brain anatomy.

It emphasizes research using new neuroimaging and neurostimulation techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI and fMRI), positron emission tomography (PET), magnetoencephalography.

Brain Asymmetry. Estimated time to complete lab: 20 minutes. Background. You may have heard that each person has two distinct hemispheres of the brain, each with different capabilities. For example, the sensory signals from the left side of your body are sent to the right hemisphere of your brain and the sensory signals from the right side of.

Introduction. The two hemispheres of the human brain are not equivalent. Relative functional differences between the left and the right side of the brain, so-called functional hemispheric asymmetries, have been observed for several cognitive functions (Corballis, ).For example, most individuals show a right-hemispheric dominance for visuo-spatial .