Jerre Levy


 Jerre Levy, a biopsychologist at the University of Chicago, contends:

« The two-brain myth was founded on an erroneous premise: that since each hemisphere was specialized, each must function as an independent brain. But in fact, just the opposite is true. To the extent that regions are differentiated in the brain, they must integrate their activities. Indeed, it is precisely that integration that gives rise to behavior and mental processes greater than and different from each region’s contribution. Thus, since the central premise of the mythmakers is wrong, so are all the inferences derived from it » (« Right Brain, Left Brain: Fact and Fiction, » Psychology Today, May 1985, p. 43).

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Segalowitz; Stacks and Sellers; Stacks and Dorsey; Sellers
and Stacks; Weinstein; Jere Levy, « Right Brain-Left Brain: Fact and
Fiction, » Psychology Today (May 1985), 38-44; and Katz, especially, pp.