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Neuro Dominant Hemisphere Confusion

In FA2011 there is written that area that cause aphasia is located in dominant hemisphere and written that left neglect..while UW said that speech area is located in dominant hemisphere mostly in left...so I am confused..which one is correct???if I am right handed then which hemisphere is dominant???

pls clear my confusion...

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Even though I couldn't really understand your question, but I just wanted to tell you that a person's handedness (right handed or left handed) has nothing to do with the dominance of brain hemispheres. A right handed person may have a left dominant hemisphere or a right dominant hemisphere. Similarly a let handed person may have a right dominant hemisphere or a left dominant hemisphere. As for the dominance of brain, whichever hemisphere possesses the speech area (Wernicke's area) is called the dominant side of the brain.

Let me repeat. The person can be right or left handed but the hemisphere of the brain which possesses the Wernicke's area is called the dominant hemisphere.

Hope this helps.
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area that cause aphasia is located in dominant hemisphere and written that left neglect.
Would you please tell us "EXACTLY" what they wrote.
Your question is not readable and nobody can understand what you are saying
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