Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 71–73

Hemispheric dominance in recall and recognition

  • Robert Zenhausern
  • Michael Gebhardt

DOI: 10.3758/BF03329403

Cite this article as:
Zenhausern, R. & Gebhardt, M. Bull. Psychon. Soc. (1979) 14: 71. doi:10.3758/BF03329403


The present study, using the concept of hemispheric dominance, a differential facility in using the specialized functions of one hemisphere as opposed to the other hemisphere has shown that retention in verbal learning is related to this factor. Of most importance was the finding that auditory presentation was related to left-hemispheric domiance while visual presentaiton was related to right-hemispheric dominance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Zenhausern
    • 1
  • Michael Gebhardt
    • 1
  1. 1.St. John’s UniversityJamaica