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why does right cerebral hemisphere control left side of the body?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
God made us this way: There is virtual crossover for all aspects of our brain. Left to right and right to left. I cannot give you the reason, but that is the way it is.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Agree, but cerebellar function (balance, measurement, coordination) stays same side...figure why that too. And this is not just in primates, but all mammals, and on done the phylogenetic chain. Noting evolutionary consistency does not preclude nor verify divine origin,
May 4, 2012

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