BayesianLaterality: Predict Brain Asymmetry Based on Handedness and Dichotic Listening

Functional differences between the cerebral hemispheres are a fundamental characteristic of the human brain. Researchers interested in studying these differences often infer underlying hemispheric dominance for a certain function (e.g., language) from laterality indices calculated from observed performance or brain activation measures . However, any inference from observed measures to latent (unobserved) classes has to consider the prior probability of class membership in the population. The provided functions implement a Bayesian model for predicting hemispheric dominance from observed laterality indices (Sorensen and Westerhausen, Laterality: Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 2020, <doi:10.1080/1357650X.2020.1769124>).

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Package details

AuthorOystein Sorensen [aut, cre] (<https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0724-3542>)
MaintainerOystein Sorensen <oystein.sorensen.1985@gmail.com>
LicenseGPL-3
Version0.1.1
URL https://github.com/LCBC-UiO/BayesianLaterality
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("BayesianLaterality")

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BayesianLaterality documentation built on Aug. 9, 2021, 1:07 a.m.