help me

Mark D. Morin mdmpsyd at PETERHOOD69.earthlink.net
Thu Apr 5 19:12:31 EST 2001


evelyn idusuyi wrote:
> 
> i was wondering if the neur-sci could help me with "why
> people who has right hemisphere stroke produce different
> deficits" meaning why a lesion on the right hemisphere of
> the brain could result in non verbal material, impairment
> in face recognition and most of all shows left hemianopia
> (loss of visuo-spatial neglect...
 
it's probably because it's the right half of the brain that
is responsible for those functions.  A stroke in the right
hemisphere will damage portions of the right hemisphere. 
depending where the damage is, there will be different
effects.

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