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Visuo-Motor Integration in Split-Brain Cats

Science  08 May 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3358, pp. 1275-1276
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3358.1275

Abstract

Chiasm- and callosum-sectioned (split-brain) cats and controls were trained to displace the correct one of two different objects, using each forelimb half the time. During this discrimination training, vision was restricted to one eye, thus confining visual input and learning to a single hemisphere in the split-brain animals. It was found that either forelimb could be used about equally well by all the animals.

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