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This may say something about the visual processing difficulties associated with dyslexia. Different styles of music stimulate different hemispheres of the brain. ' He goes on to give the examples of Gorecki, Part and Taverner accentuating right brain function through the use of tonality, concord and intuitive processes which cause strong emotional reactions in listeners, and the work of Boulez, Birtwhistle or Maxwell Davies conversely engaging the listener at an objective and intellectual level through its basis in left-brain processes - arhythmic and atonal properties and dissonance.

After more than 20 years of research and from a database of over 500,000 people, Ned Hermann, creator of the Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument (HBDI), suggests that 30 per cent of this is genetically determined and the balance of 70 per cent or so determined by life experience. Neurophysiological studies have consistently confirmed this. In 96 per cent of righthanded people it is the left hemisphere which dominates. In 65 per cent of left-handed people it is the right hemisphere which dominates.

It is suggested therefore that women are better communicators - particularly under high levels of challenge - and are better at multitasking and in accessing intuitive experiences. Male brains are more specialized. They are more susceptible to permanent damage from strokes, especially with age, and are more likely to exhibit brain abnormality. Lansdell's early work confirmed that language and spatial abilities are more bilateral in females than in males. In a piece of research by Witelson, reported in Springer and Deutsch, the number of neurons per unit volume in the auditory cortex was 11 per cent greater in the brains of women in the sample than those of the men.

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