Wednesday, 3 June 2009

24. Associated clinical evidence - A.

Via functional brain imaging, humans have been shown to 'light up' different parts of their brain wiring in dealing with parts and wholes of forms.
  • When subjects concentrate their attention on a part such as the letter F in the diagram, an area of the LEFT brain lights up.
  • When subjects concentrate their attention on the whole large letter S, a region of the RIGHT brain lights up.
In addition to this kind of evidence in the normal brain, which is now much repeated, there is also an associated large literature on studies of brain disease which reinforce the results, as in the next diagram.

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