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Emotion, Cerebral Lateralization

  • By: Karen Blackmon
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

The right and left cerebral hemispheres play selective, yet complimentary, roles in the perception, experience, and expression of emotion. The extent to which each hemisphere contributes to the various components of emotional processing is widely debated. Two models of lateralized ...