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Right hemisphere language: Science or fiction?

Myers, Jay J. (1984) Right hemisphere language: Science or fiction? American Psychologist, 39 (3). pp. 315-320. ISSN 0003-066X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20181105-162052905

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Abstract

Reviews inconsistencies and misrepresentations in M. S. Gazzaniga's (see record 1984-07149-001) analysis of 3 series of patients who underwent brain bisection. The inaccuracies led to the conclusion that right-hemisphere (RH) language and cognition are a rarity attributable to left-hemisphere brain damage. Gazzaniga's data fail to make a substantive contribution to the understanding of RH language or cognition.


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Additional Information:© 1984 American Psychological Association.
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Official Citation:Myers, J. J. (1984). Right hemisphere language: Science or fiction? American Psychologist, 39(3), 315-320. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0003-066X.39.3.315
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