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Lateralization

The idea that the two hemispheres of the human brain execute different functions.

Example: Language processing tends to occur in the left hemisphere of the brain, while the right is more responsible for dealing with visual imagery.

Lateralization
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Lateralization. Psych Central. Retrieved on November 20, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/lateralization/