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Geplaatst op 03 april 2008 - 14:02

A lot of us have had those moments when we can't quickly tell left from right, but a new study suggests our brain is hard-wired to tell the difference, down to the level of the cells.
The left and right sides of the brain differ in many animal species. This is thought to influence cognitive performance and social behavior. For instance, in humans, the left half of the brain is concerned with language processing whereas the right side is better at comprehending musical melody.
Now, Stephen Wilson and his colleagues at the University College London have pinpointed for the first time how the left and right sides of our brains are wired at the level of individual cells. The results are detailed in the journal Neural Development.

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