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Eppele, Ruth – 1989
This 27-item bibliography represents the variety of articles added to the ERIC database from 1983 through 1988 on left-brain/right-brain research, theory, and application as it relates to classroom incorporation. Included are conflicting opinions as to the usefulness of left-brain/right-brain studies and their application in the learning…
Descriptors: Brain, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
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Hsiao, Janet H.; Lam, Sze Man – Cognitive Science, 2013
Through computational modeling, here we examine whether visual and task characteristics of writing systems alone can account for lateralization differences in visual word recognition between different languages without assuming influence from left hemisphere (LH) lateralized language processes. We apply a hemispheric processing model of face…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Word Recognition, Visual Perception
Claycomb, Mary – 1978
Current research on brain activity has many implications for educators. The triune brain concept and the left and right hemisphere concepts are among the many complex theories evolving from experimentation and observation. The triune brain concept suggests that the human forebrain has expanded while retaining three structurally unique formations…
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Educational Change
Slegers, Brenda – 1997
New research on brain development has profound implications in the areas of child development and education. This review of the research describes how the brain develops to shape children's growing intelligence, addressing such questions as: (1) What are the brain's functions? (2) What are the critical or sensitive periods in brain development?…
Descriptors: Brain, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Child Development, Cognitive Development
Baumli, Francis – Humanist, 1982
Examines the implications of the left brain-right brain theory on communications styles in male-female relationships. The author contends that women tend to use the vagueness of their emotional responses manipulatively. Men need to apply rational approaches to increase clarity in communication. (AM)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Emotional Response, Females, Interpersonal Relationship
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Olson, Meredith B. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1977
Investigated with 58 gifted children (in grades 5 or 6) were differences in right and left hemispheric brain functions in the context of J. Piaget's theories of stages of cognitive development. (DB)
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Development, Developmental Stages, Gifted
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Sutton, Steven K.; Burnette, Courtney P.; Mundy, Peter C.; Meyer, Jessica; Vaughan, Amy; Sanders, Chris; Yale, Marygrace – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2005
Background: Psychophysiological measurement of processes related to social behavior may be valuable for research on individual differences and subgroups among children with autism spectrum disorders (Coleman, 1987; Dawson, Klinger, Panagiotides, Lewy, & Castelloe, 1995; Modahl et al., 1998). In particular, recent research and theory suggests that…
Descriptors: Social Behavior, Autism, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Anxiety Disorders
Mahler, Donald – 1978
Background music has significant implications for the teaching-learning process in special education. Unobtrusive or background music is a powerful medium which can accentuate, maintain or attentuate overt behaviors in response to conscious sensory stimuli, and special educators could use music as a tool to increase the effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Cerebral Dominance, Handicapped Children, Learning Processes
Goldberg, Robert L. – Drexel Library Quarterly, 1985
The first part of the article describes the theoretical background of a library planning model based on the concept of right brain/left brain activities. The second describes the implementation of a short term planning model based on this theory. (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Processes, Creativity
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Mills, Randy K. – OAH Magazine of History, 1988
Briefly reviews theories of brain hemisphere functions and draws implications for social studies instruction. Maintains that the metaphor aids the development of understanding because it connects right and left brain functions. Provides a learning activity based on the metaphor of the U.S. government functioning as a machine. (BSR)
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Processes, History Instruction, Learning Activities
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Aichhorn, Markus; Perner, Josef; Weiss, Benjamin; Kronbichler, Martin; Staffen, Wolfgang; Ladurner, Gunther – Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 2009
By combining the false belief (FB) and photo (PH) vignettes to identify theory-of-mind areas with the false sign (FS) vignettes, we re-establish the functional asymmetry between the left and right temporo-parietal junction (TPJ). The right TPJ (TPJ-R) is specially sensitive to processing belief information, whereas the left TPJ (TPJ-L) is equally…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Beliefs, Social Cognition, Attention
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Jordan, Timothy R.; Paterson, Kevin B. – Neuropsychologia, 2009
In recent years, some researchers have proposed that a fundamental component of the word recognition process is that each fovea is divided precisely at its vertical midline and that information either side of this midline projects to different, contralateral hemispheres. Thus, when a word is fixated, all letters to the left of the point of…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Word Recognition, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Theories
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Smythe, Pamela; Annett, Marian – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2006
Background: The right shift (RS) theory of handedness suggests that poor phonology may occur in the general population as a risk associated with absence of an agent of left cerebral speech, the hypothesised RS + gene. The theory predicts that poor phonology is associated with reduced bias to right-handedness. Methods: A representative cohort of…
Descriptors: Handedness, Phonology, Economically Disadvantaged, Factor Analysis
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Kim, Sung-il; Yoon, Misun; Kim, Wonsik; Lee, Sunyoung; Kang, Eunjoo – Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 2012
We explored the neural correlates of bridging inferences and coherence processing during story comprehension using Positron Emission Tomography (PET). Ten healthy right-handed volunteers were visually presented three types of stories (Strong Coherence, Weak Coherence, and Control) consisted of three sentences. The causal connectedness among…
Descriptors: Sentences, Semantics, Inferences, Correlation
Dalili, Farid – 1982
In relating brain hemisphere differences to education and educational administration, the author reviews literature on the issue and discusses the concepts involved. For background, he briefly goes over the history of brain and cognition studies and the advent of "split-brain" studies and the "triune" brain theory. Definitions…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Brain, Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Style
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