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Why would a neurosurgeon cut the corpus callosum and therefore disrupt left/ right brain hemisphere communication?

reduce anxiety attacks and phobic reactions.

prevent the spread of epileptic seizures.

reduce the incidence of violent behaviors.

treat schizophrenia.

reduce mood swings.

I would think that this would be done to prevent the spread of seizures..

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    This would be to prevent the spread of epileptic seizures. Preventing communication across hemispheres prevents erratic neuron firing to travel beyond the hemisphere it originally occurs in. This is only a partial treatment though and is done only in severe cases.

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    What is right brain education and how does it relate to cerebral lateralization

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