Split brain does not lead to split consciousness – University of Amsterdam

I've talked before about Roger Perry's famous split-brain patient experiments.  Patients with severe epileptic seizures used to undergo a collosotomy, a procedure to cut the connections between the left and right hemispheres of their cerebrum.  It often helped alleviate their symptoms and, remarkably, the patients afterward remained mentally functional, at least to outside appearances. Each hemisphere … Continue reading Split brain does not lead to split consciousness – University of Amsterdam