Hemispheric asymmetry is among the uncomplicated points of notion and cognitive processing. the various features of the left and correct hemispheres of the mind were studied with renewed curiosity lately, as students discover purposes to new components, new measuring innovations, and new theoretical ways. This quantity offers a finished view of the most recent study in mind asymmetry, providing not just fresh empirical and medical findings but additionally a coherent theoretical method of the topic. In chapters that file at the box at degrees from the molecular to the medical, prime researchers deal with such issues because the evolution and genetics of mind asymmetry; animal versions; findings from structural and useful neuroimaging strategies and examine; intercourse changes and hormonal results; sleep asymmetry; cognitive asymmetry in visible and auditory notion; and auditory laterality and speech conception, reminiscence, and asymmetry within the context of developmental, neurological, and psychiatric disorders.
Contributors: Katrin Amunts, Ulrike Bayer, Alfredo Brancucci, Vince D. Calhoun, Maria Casagrande, Marco Catani, Michael C. Corballis, Patricia E. Cowell, Timothy J. Crow, Tom Eichele, Stephanie Forkel, Patrick J. Gannon, Isabelle George, Onur Güntürkün, Heikki Hämäläinen, Markus Hausmann, Joseph B. Hellige, Kenneth Hugdahl, Masud Husain, Grégoria Kalpouzos, Bruno Laeng, Martina Manns, Chikashi Michimata, Deborah W. Moncrieff, Lars Nyberg, Godfrey Pearlson, Stefan Pollmann, Victoria Singh-Curry, Iris E.C. Sommer, Tao sunlight, Nathan Swanson, Fiia Takio, Michel Thiebaut de Schotten, René Westerhausen