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WOLFFLIN had first suggested in in Paul Wolters Festschrift re- printed in [2] that there is a strong tendency herre scan a picture from left to right, the eye terminating its scan on the right half of the picture ejrre the most important content is represented. Find it on Scholar. Results were interpreted as reflecting a left field perceptual bias induced by selective right hemisphere activation in right handers.

She postulates that there is a certain fixed path, the “glance-curve,” which viewers follow lefy a picture space of three dimen- sions. Brain 95, Sadistic Cruelty and Unempathic Evil: It is planned to carry out a replication of the current study, using the same sets of slides, in Israel. The preference variances for left-handers L scoreshowever, did not differ F 1. The purpose of this selection was two-fold: Hypnotizability, laterality of eye movement and functional brain asymmetry.

No categories specified categorize this paper. What is not clear is just what this aspect is, or even whether it is suffici- ently simple that it can be defined. These scores R kevy L were computed as follows.

Thus, for any subject, a positive score indicated that his preference was similar to that for Group SD, a negative score indicated the opposite preference, and a score of zero indicated no relationship with the preferences of Group SD. Though Gaffron hypothesizes that a certain fixed scan pattern compensates for an inherent right visual field bias induced by brain lateralization, knowledge gained over the last 35 yr regarding the specialized functions of the left and right hemispheres, proves beyond question that it is the left visual field for which a percep- tual bias exists.


Right and jerrs in Raphael’s Cartoons. Hartwell – – Mind 9 Clinical symptomatology in right and left hemisphere lesions.

O llevy S slides 17 o f 23 subjects h a d a negative score, 4 h a d zero scores, a n d 2 h a d positive scores. Preferences of one group of right handers were predictive of preferences for another group of right banders, but not of left handers.

Please study each slide carefully in order to determine its balance with respect to the left and right ley of the slide. When dextral preferences are very weak S slidesthere is a slight, but significant, perceived left asymmetry.

Meta-control of hemispheric function in human split-brain patients. Shelly – – Journal of Experimental Psychology 53 6: Corballis – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 4: Journal List Genetics v.

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Views Read Edit View history. Support Center Support Center. The sexes within each handedness category were, therefore, combined. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. The investigators concluded that “.

No keywords specified fix it. I t is a p p a r e n t l y the case that, in general, when a n a s y m m e t r i c pre- ference is manifested b y right-handers, the preferred scene is the one with the m o r e i m p o r – t a n t content, or, if this is equal, the greater heaviness, on the right.

The observations of Gilbert and Bakan and of Nelson and MacDonald offer confirmation for this hypothesis. Skills 30, In Cerebral Hemisphere Relations, J.

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Levh and Bakan found that the left half of a photograph of a face has a greater resemblance to the whole face than does the right half for right-handers.

She has studied the relationship between the cerebral hemispheres and visual -oriented versus language -oriented tasks in split-brain surgery patients. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Unfortunately, however, it is not only likely, but almost certain, that no understanding of how lateralization of the brain affects preference can be gained unless invariances in preferred and non-preferred pictures are found.


Balance is to be determined on the basis of two criteria: THERE ARE various references throughout the art history literature to the relationship between lateral orientation of a painting, tapestry, or etching and the aesthetic quality of a work of art [].

Hand orientation in writing and correlated variations in cerebral and cognitive organization. Art Quarterly 13, Paula Tallal – – Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 1: However, the deviations of both groups from random expectation were so small that the left- and right-handed groups did not differ from each other, and the interpretation of their findings remains in doubt.

Procedure Slide pairs were simultaneously projected, one above the other, on to a standard projection screen located in a classroom.

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Each subject’s total score was, then, the sum of scores for the 14 slide pairs. Secondly, the direction of asymmetry should be in opposite directions on P and Non-P slides. In an attempt to gain a better understanding of the factors controlling preferences, further analyses were performed on the 14 P and Non-P slides and the 14 S slides separately. W h e t h e r the l o c a t i o n o f i m p o r t a n t content, o p e r a t i n g t h r o u g h a n y possible mechanism, is a significant preference-determining factor, it is o f some interest to ascertain the role o f hemispheric specialization in aesthetic j u d g e m e n t s o f pictures.

Neuropsychologia 4, The slides were selected from a total set of approximately by the author and two colleagues on the basis of their subjectivejudgements regarding the relative aesthetic values of the slides viewed in both orientations.

Minor hemisphere dominance for certain visuospataial functions. Slide analysis Simple, partial, and multiple correlations were computed for the A, R, and L scores of the 28 slides.