Table 5.

Local maxima in occipital and temporal lobes for regional correlations of standardized rCBF during auditory localization for a reference voxel in the right inferior parietal lobule (Talairach coordinates: 42, −48, 32)

Sighted subjectsBlind subjectsStatistical comparison
Cerebral regions and Brodmann areasTalairach coordinatesr valueCerebral regions and Brodmann areasTalairach coordinatesrvalueCerebral regions and Brodmann areasTalairach coordinatesZ score
R primary auditory cortex, BA 41/4262, −28, 8 0.86R Superior temporal gyrus, BA 4240, −10, 00.76R Superior temporal gyrus, BA 2238, −38, 164.97
L inferior parietal lobule, BA 40−44, −42, 36 0.86L inferior parietal lobule, BA 40−40, −54, 320.75R fusiform gyrus, BA 3726, −50, −124.92
R inferior temporal, BA 20/3736, −38, −16−0.81R middle temporal gyrus, BA 2148, −48, −40.83R inferior temporal, BA 2040, −28, −164.85
R inferior temporal, BA 3734, −52, −8−0.85R inferior temporal gyrus, BA 20/2140, −26, −160.78R dorsal occipital cortex, BA 1946, −70, 124.09
L peristriate cortex, BA 18−12, −68, 4−0.87R dorsal occipital, BA 1948, −70, 160.83R peristriate cortex, BA 1826, −84, 04.05
L parieto-occipital, BA 7/19−12, −66, 28−0.86R ventral occipital, BA 1950, −74, −120.75R ventral occipital cortex, BA 1950, −70, −165.51
R parieto-occipital, BA 7/196, −66, 24−0.73R parieto-occipital, BA 7/1912, −60, 240.73R parieto-occipital, BA 7/1916, −60, 284.21
R ventral occipital, BA 1830, −84, 0−0.75R peristriate cortex, BA 1818, −80, 00.68
R ventral occ., BA 1910, −66, −40.64