Gender and Language Laterality

The effect of gender on laterality of speech functions has been and still is debated, with studies supporting male left lateralization and female bilaterality countered by others that demonstrate left lateralization in both genders. One study by Shaywitz shows that phonetic processing involving rhyme judgment clearly demonstrates male left lateralization in the inferior frontal gyrus and female bilaterality on the same task. A larger study of language comprehension by Frost demonstrated that men and women were both strongly left-lateralized in fMRI activation. This contradictory evidence demonstrates the need for continued, deeper investigation of the relationship between gender and hemispheric laterality.

Conquering Fear In The 21th Century

Conquering Fear In The 21th Century

The Ultimate Guide To Overcoming Fear And Getting Breakthroughs. Fear is without doubt among the strongest and most influential emotional responses we have, and it may act as both a protective and destructive force depending upon the situation.

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