Table 1.

Location and significance of activation in each area explored by SPM software

AnalysisLocationTalairach Coordinate (mm)Magnitude of Peak Activation (Z score)Size of Activation (voxel)Significance of Activation (correctedP)
xyz
Subtraction analysis
 FRS > baselineGTT, GTs (lt)−44−1686.42790<0.001
GTT, GTs (rt)42−1845.76753<0.001
(brain stem)(4)(−26)(−8)(3.39)
[thalamus(lt)](−16)(−18)(0)(3.32)
 FRS > HCSbrain stem4−26−84.671170.022
thalamus(lt)−16−1804.50600.039
 HCS > baselineGTT, GTs (lt)−54−2004.88462<0.001
GTT, GTs (rt)36−2084.082450.004
 FRS > LCSGTT, GTs (lt)−46−2083.991790.026
GTT, GTs (rt)48−845.404760.001
 LCS > baselinen.s.
Correlation analysis
 rCBF vs. alpha-EEGthalamus (lt)−16−1604.301490.027
  • Z scores for the brain stem and thalamus in the comparison of FRS vs. baseline are reported in the parentheses to show a tendency of increased rCBF. x, y, andz, stereotactic coordinates in the three orthogonal dimensions of the atlas by Talairach and Tournoux (1988). GTT, transverse temporal gyrus; GTs, superior temporal gyrus; lt, left; rt, right.