Table 6.

Local maxima in occipital and temporal lobes for regional correlations of standardized rCBF during auditory localization for a reference voxel in the left inferior parietal lobule (Talairach coordinates: −42, −48, 36).

Sighted subjectsBlind subjectsStatistical comparison
Cerebral regions and Brodmann areaTalairach coordinatesr valueCerebral regions and Brodmann areaTalairach coordinatesr valueCerebral regions and Brodmann areaTalairach coordinatesrvalue
R primary auditory cortex, BA 41/4258, −28, 8 0.79R superior temporal gyrus, BA 2250, −28, 16 0.81R transverse temporal gyrus, BA 4240, −22, 84.99
R inferior parietal lobule, BA 4038, −36, 36 0.98R inferior parietal lobule, BA 4030, −42, 44 0.92R fusiform gyrus, BA 37/1930, −52, −84.28
L superior temporal gyrus, BA 22−62, −44, 16 0.79R primary auditory cortex, BA 41/4250, −28, 4 0.75R superior temporal gyrus, BA 2246, −44, 123.93
L middle temporal gyrus, BA 21−46, −42, −8−0.88L peristriate cortex, BA 18−14, −88, 8−0.88
L parieto-occipital, BA 7/19−12, −64, 24−0.89L parieto-occipital, BA 7/19−20, −60, 28−0.83
R parieto-occipital, BA 7/196, −64, 24−0.91L dorsal occipital, BA 1824, −72, 16−0.86
L ventral occipital, BA 19−44, −72, −12−0.91
  • In Tables 5 and 6, only temporal, parietal, and occipital correlations are discussed.