26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)

Poster

The right hemisphere and the perception of similarities: Mixed-handers are biased toward perception of similarity

Poster Session XIV - Board: XIV- 090
Sunday, May 25, 2014, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
APS Exhibit Hall-Grand Ballroom

Michael D. Lanning
University of Toledo

Stephen D. Christman
University of Toledo

Evidence indicates that the left versus right cerebral hemispheres are biased towards the perception of differences versus similarities, respectively, and that mixed/inconsistent-handedness is associated with increased functional access to right hemisphere processing. Mixed/inconsistent- versus strong/consistent-handedness was associated with the perception of similarities versus differences, respectively.

 
Subject Area: Cognitive
Keywords: Cognitive Neuroscience

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