Human brain shows weird preference for sounds from the left!
In chapters 7&8 we explored the auditory cortex and how it processed music and speech differently in the left and right hemispheres of the brain. New research suggests a strange bias in which "positive human sounds, like laughter, trigger stronger neural activity in the brain's auditory system when they are heard from the left-hand side..." Go figure! Here's the article: https://www.sciencealert.com/the-human-brain-shows-a-weird-preference-for-sounds-from-the-left, and here's the research: https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnins.2023.1164334/full.
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