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Table 2 Areas of activation: mental rotation versus control task

From: Strengthening spatial reasoning: elucidating the attentional and neural mechanisms associated with mental rotation skill development

Cluster no.Cluster kRegion of local maximaZP valueHMNI
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13935Superior lateral occipital cortex6.39< .001L− 20− 6448
Posterior supramarginal gyrus4.83< .001L− 34− 4852
Anterior supramarginal gyrus4.58< .001L− 32− 4038
Superior parietal lobule4.55< .001L− 32− 5666
23860Superior lateral occipital cortex5.35< .001R20− 6466
Superior parietal lobule5.33< .001R20− 6258
Precuneus cortex5.15< .001R14− 6660
Anterior supramarginal gyrus5.1< .001R48− 3448
3996Superior frontal gyrus4.8< .001L− 26− 462
Motor cortex4.55< .001L− 30252
4994Motor cortex5< .001R30268
Precentral gyrus4.21< .001R30− 862
5347Precentral gyrus4.55< .001L− 50432
Inferior frontal gyrus3.81< .001L− 34628
6327Cerebellum4.48< .001R34− 44− 44
7235Cerebellum5.34< .001L− 18− 56− 44
8187Lateral occipital cortex3.96< .001L− 50− 64− 4
9171Occipital pole4.26< .001L− 34− 92− 8
  1. MNI Montreal Neurological Institute