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Yeah people with detached hemisphere experience so...

2007-07-17T22:58:00.000-04:00

Yeah people with detached hemisphere experience something similar and perhaps even more dramatic, they sometimes have split personalities and will try to put on two outfits at a time, or disagree with themselves over which eye is seeing what or which ear is hearing what in tests.



I remember reading about the above example, but in...

2007-07-17T20:39:00.000-04:00

I remember reading about the above example, but interestingly the interpretation did not pertain to consciousness, but rather the fact the damage to the corpus collosum simply abolishes communication between the two hemispheres of the brain. Therefore one hemisphere can initiate action without the knowledge or approval of the other. So whether the patient has free will might depend on which hemisphere you're talking to...