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Stories by Lesley J. Rogers

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

July 1, 2009 — Peter F. MacNeilage, Lesley J. Rogers and Giorgio Vallortigara