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Stories by Giorgio Vallortigara

Evolutionary Origins of Your Right and Left Brain

Evolutionary Origins of Your Right and Left Brain

The division of labor by the two cerebral hemispheres—once thought to be uniquely human—predates us by half a billion years. Speech, right-handedness, facial recognition and the processing of spatial relations can be traced to brain asymmetries in early vertebrates

June 24, 2009 — Peter F. MacNeilage, Lesley J. Rogers and Giorgio Vallortigara

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