split brain


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split brain

a brain in which the corpus callosum and usually the anterior and posterior commissures have been sectioned, usually to treat certain refractory epilepsies.
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Sperry and the Age of Aquarius: Science, values, and the split brain. Neuropsychologia, 36, 1083-1087.
Sperry ve Bogen Split Brain (ayrik beyin) yayini ile aldigi Nobel odulunden sonra benimsedigi Mentalistik Monizm fikrine karsi Eccles ve Popper mentalistik monizme karsi cikmis ve fizik disi bir gucun varligi ile dualizmi savunmuslardir.
Much of Gazzaniga's own research has focused on the split brain, the anomalies in individuals who are without a corpus callosum, the fiber tract that connects the right and left hemispheres of the brain.
In a different introductory class session, the second author presented a video of a split brain patient named "Joe" answering questions about visual images presented to either his left or right visual fields.
Split brain and the dominant hemisphere of the brain.