RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS

Assumption which is made regarding the right cerebral hemisphere as being conscious, as with the left hemisphere, despite the fact that it does not possess any ability to control speech and communication. Perception of spatial relationships and shape/object recognition are both found in the right hemisphere; the thought processes involved in creativity and imagination are also associated with the right brain. Compare with: left-hemisphere consciousness.

RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS: "Right-hemisphere consciousness can be ascertained by use of very simple tests."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "RIGHT-HEMISPHERE CONSCIOUSNESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/right-hemisphere-consciousness/ (accessed September 11, 2019).
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