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Unformatted text preview: Name- SANGEETHA NATARAJ Hemisphere Score STEN SCORE W-Whole 8 5 L-Left 20 6 R-Right 16 5 Dominance: Left hemisphericity Discussion: Recent work in the areas of neuropsychology especially that of Sperry who won the Nobel Prize, has popularized the notion of cerebral asymmetry. That is, the two hemispheres of the brain are different in terms of the cognitive processes in which they excel. The differences in preference of the two hemispheres for information processing have been referred to as styles of learning and thinking (SOLAT) by Torrance. Styles are propensities rather than abilities. They are the ways of directing the intellect which an individual finds comfortable. The styles of learning and thinking are as important as levels of ability and we ignore to identify and develop then in students at an early and appropriate stage. Torrance and others have developed the SOLAT tool based on the hemisphericity functions of the brain. I t identifies hemisphericity dominance by way of studying the hemisphere functions. I t indicates a students learning strategy and brain studying the hemisphere functions....
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