Specialization of Cerebral Hemispheres. Jennifer Chang Konnor George David Flynn Adam Wheller Matthew Slappey. Key Theme. The two hemispheres of the cerebral cortex are specialized for different tasks, although they have any functions in common.
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Left brain hemisphere functions in a logical way and controls the right side of your body. Initially the right hemisphere was suspected as being subordinate to the left . The right hemisphere is involved in arts, music, and spatial relations and functions in a way that seems to synthesis material. Lateralization is affected majorly by gender and handedness. Women are better at language based skills and perceptual fluency skills and arithmetic calculations, while men are better at envisioning and manipulating objects in space. It has been found that men are more lateralized than women which means they are also more affected if one hemisphere is disabled.
right of the midpoint is projected to the person’s
left hemisphere, and visual information to
the left of the midpoint is projected to the
person’s right hemisphere.