brain that has been cut into 2 hemispheres and is used on animals in experiments to see what part does what. Split brain may also occur with no surgical intervention as a consequence of injury or disease of the corpus callosum.

SPLIT BRAIN: "A split brain has the cerebral hemispheres separated by cutting of the corpus callosum."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SPLIT BRAIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/split-brain/ (accessed October 21, 2021).