Sperry OCR

  • Created by: lfcvish
  • Created on: 09-12-11 19:35


Aim: To test the function of seperated and independent hemispheres

Partcipants: oppurtunity sample, 11 participants who had undergone surgery to remove the corpus callosum (what connects two hemispheres of the brain together) to control their epilepsy.


  • Sperry used a number of tasks in order to investigate lateralisation of brain function
  • Laboratory conditions
  • Using specialised equipment
  • Highly standardised. The tasks all involved setting tasks separately to the two hemispheres.
  • Participants had to centre their gaze and cover…


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