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Flashcards in 3B4, 3B5, and 3B6 Deck (14):
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Corpus callosom

The large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemispheres and carrying messages between them

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Split brain

A condition resulting from surgery that isolates the brain's two hemispheres by cutting the fibers (mainly those of the corpus callosum) connecting them

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Split brain surgery leaves people

With two separate minds

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Right hemisphere damage disrupts

Emotion, processing, and social conduct

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To the brain language is language

Whether spoken or signed

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The right hemisphere modulates

Speech to make meaning clear

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The right hemisphere

Helps orchestrate our sense of self

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Consciousness

Our awareness of ourselves and our environment

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Cognitive neuroscience

The interdisciplinary study of the brain activity linked with cognition (including perception, thinking, memory, and language)

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Even in a motionless body

The brain-and the mind- may still be active

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Dual processing

The principle that information is often simultaneously processed in separate conscious and unconscious tracks

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Consciousness sometimes

Arrives late to the decision-making party

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Consciousness is nature's way of keeping us from

Thinking and doing everything at once

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Accidents, strokes, and tumors in the left hemisphere can impair

Reading, writing, speaking, arithmetic reasoning, and understanding