Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 49 - 49.3 - Concept Check - Page 1097: 3


The right side of the brain can identify the face and the left side can identify the name. Without both of these tasks coming together, however, placing a name to the face would not happen.

Work Step by Step

The severed corpus callosum prevents both sides of the brain from communicating. Since processing on both sides is necessary to put a name to the face, this impairment would make it difficult or impossible for the woman to complete this task.
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