LATERALIZATION By N., Sam M.S. - 25 The correlation between hemisphere lateralization and handedness or dominance in relation to the right or left hemisphere. LATERALIZATION: "Lateralization explains why some people are right handed and some are left handed." Related Psychology Terms LATERAL DOMINANCE (Laterality) CEREBRAL CORTEX DOMINANCE RELATIONSHIP ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Evaluation of a Quantitative Study A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Dissociative Identity Disorder RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS PMDD: Can It Be Cured? Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "LATERALIZATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lateralization/ (accessed December 9, 2022).