Definition of Left hemisphere
1. Noun. The cerebral hemisphere to the left of the corpus callosum that controls the right half of the body.
Generic synonyms: Cerebral Hemisphere, Hemisphere
Terms within: Language Area, Language Zone
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Literary usage of Left hemisphere
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"left hemisphere much smaller ; whole hemisphere soft and fluctuating like a ... left hemisphere weighed three and one-quarter ounces less than the right; ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"The significance attached to the dominant power of the left hemisphere receives force from the now well established fact that in left-handed individuals the ..."
3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"Kleist assumes that the< engrams of the separate actions and of the sequences of actions, etc., are not contained exclusively in the left hemisphere but ..."
4. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Such superiority is evidenced by the fact that our speech faculties are more usually localized in the left hemisphere (see SPEECH AND ITS DEFECTS); ..."
5. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1902)
"This overgrowth, he argues, is associated with the functional differentiation of the left hemisphere, the greater physiological importance of which, ..."
6. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"Such superiority is evidenced by the fact that our speech faculties are more usually localized in the left hemisphere (see SPEECH AND ITS DEFECTS) ; while ..."