Brain Lateralization: Function, Definition & Test

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Brain lateralization refers to the fact that _____.

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1. In a split brain patient, the _____ has been removed.

2. The idea of being right-brained or left-brained _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combination to assess your understanding of brain lateralization. You will be asked about split brain patients, left and right brained theory, and specialized functions of the two hemispheres of the brain.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this test to check your understanding of:

  • The definition of brain lateralization
  • What has been removed in a split brain patient
  • The theory of right and left brained
  • Functions of the right and left hemispheres of the brain

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice these skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept split brain
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about right and left brained in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding brain lateralization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about functions of the brain hemispheres

Additional Learning

Learn more about brain lateralization in this interactive lesson called Brain Lateralization: Function, Definition & Test. The topics of this lesson are:

  • The function, definition, and test of brain lateralization
  • Gazzaniga and Sperry's experiement
  • Functions of the right and left brains
  • Definition of lateralization
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