In general the right side of the brain controls visual and spatial information, while the left controls logic and language, says About.com. However, recent research suggests that both sides of the brain work together and... More »

The left brain controls activities such as speaking, reading, memory, analysis and controlling the right side of the body. As such, damage to the left brain affects these processes, and may result in cognitive issues, di... More »

The right hemisphere of the brain is responsible for creativity, and it controls the left side of the body. The right hemisphere is where rhythm, holistic awareness, creative thinking, spatial awareness and daydreaming o... More »

The left side of the brain controls movement related to language, whereas the right side is responsible for nonverbal tasks. Collectively, the frontal lobes are the part of the brain that is home to our emotional regulat... More »

The left side of your brain controls the muscles on the right side of your body, and it is responsible for language along with logical and mathematical thinking. Meanwhile, the right brain controls the muscles on the lef... More »

The function of the left cerebral hemisphere is controlling motor, visual and tactile movements of the right side of the body, according to the Merck Manual. It is generally dominant for language, while the right hemisph... More »

According to Dartmouth, the cerebral cortex is the outer layer of the brain and is responsible for numerous functions including sensation, language, creativity, motor processes, memory, abstraction, emotion, attention an... More »