Science Daily: Why the left hemisphere of the brain understands language better than the right

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Nerve cells in the brain region planum temporale have more synapses in the left hemisphere than in the right hemisphere — which is vital for rapid processing of auditory speech, according to new research. There has already been ample evidence of left hemisphere language dominance; however, the underlying processes on the neuroanatomical level had not yet been fully understood. (July 12, 2018)

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