Handedness and Lateralization of the Brain

Parvaneh Khosravizadeh, Shohreh Teimournezhad


The present study is a review of the key concepts in relation to the nature of handedness and in line with that, the phenomenon of brain lateralization. To this end, a number of articles have been overviewed and the critical concepts such as handedness and its main features, the theoretical bases for this phenomenon, the nature and functions of lateralization, and the relationship between these two concepts have been shed light on for a better understanding. Finally, the general differences between the left-handers vs. right-handers have been drawn into consideration.


Handedness, Brain Lateralization, Psycholinguistic

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