The hemispheres are the two halves of the brain. The left hemisphere is responsible for things like logic and reasoning, while the right hemisphere is responsible for things like emotion and creativity.

  • The left hemisphere is more dominant in people who are righthanded.

  • The left hemisphere is more active in people who are rightbrained.

Definition of hemispheres


either half of the cerebrum


cerebral hemisphere


half of a sphere


half of the terrestrial globe

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Example Sentences for hemispheres

  • 1

    The other half of the earth is the land hemisphere.

  • 2

    Most of the land is in the Northern Hemisphere.

  • 3

    The cerebral hemispheres in analytical psychology.

  • 4

    The months of the season depend on the hemisphere.

  • 5

    The southern hemisphere was unaffected by the impact.

  • 6

    At the time, it was the largest nursery in the southern hemisphere.

  • 7

    It is native to the temperate zone of the northern hemisphere.

  • 8

    The cerebral hemispheres are derived from the telencephalon.

  • 9

    The distribution of the subfamily is predominantly in the northern hemisphere.

  • 10

    The genus is considered to be cosmopolitan in the northern hemisphere.