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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 205--208

Patterns of cerebral preference in different occupational groups

Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, Bangalore - 560056, India

Correspondence Address:
IJ Prakash
Department of Psychology, Bangalore University, Bangalore - 560056
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Functional differences between the two cerebral hemispheres were assessed by the Wagner Preference Inventory (WAPI-II). Hemispheric preference pattern of 12 occupational categories were determined by testing a large sample of 1140 adult subjects on WAPI-II. Identifiable cerebral preference patterns emerged for seven occupational groups. Categorization in terms of four different functions of the two hemispheres yielded more refined information. WAPI-II appears to be a quick and valid neurobehavioralmeasures of cerebral dominance, useful to neuropsychologists.

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