Two Brains, The

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Two Brains, The

  • 1984 ----- color ----- 54 min ----- vhs
  • (Brain, The series, Part 6) Discusses what is known of the specialized functions of right and left halves of the brain and of the corpus callosum which connects them. Reviews how Paul Broca first surmised the left hemisphere's role in language; shows the effect of a stroke on the linguistic capability of a 45-year-old lawyer. Examines the biological effect of culture on the organization of language and spatial skills, also the effect of sex differences.
  • Topics: (Biology, Physiology, Psychology: Bio-Behavioral)