"LATERAL ASYMMETRY IN INTENSITY OF EMOTIONAL EXPRESSION" People have always been puzzled by the functionality of the human brain. However, it was only over a century ago, that after the discoveries of French surgeon Broca (1860) -examining brain damage patients- that this fascination was transformed into further empiricism. From such research scientists were able to conclude that the cerebrum is made up of two cerebral hemispheres, which despite appearing symmetrical, on closer scrutiny reveal asymmetries. Thus,
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there was any change. However there still remains many unsolved pieces in the puzzle of the brain.
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