Table 4.

Between-group contrast showing areas with increased activation in the blind and sighted cohorts

Normalized rCBF values
Cerebral regions and Brodmann areasTalairach coordinatesSighted
Blind
RestAL or AM RestAL or AMZ scores
a. Relatively increased activation in the blind in the delayed matching versus rest contrast
R dorsal occipital cortex, BA 1820, −84, 1265.5363.8769.6973.684.34
R ventral occipital cortex, BA 1834, −76, 063.7561.5967.5871.174.30
b. Relatively increased activation in the blind in the localization with joystick movements versus rest contrast
R dorsal occipital cortex, BA 1922, −76, 2473.9773.2373.5477.994.59
R ventral occipital cortex, BA 1840, −68, −470.0567.8374.8178.714.75
c. Relatively increased activation in the sighted in the delayed matching versus rest contrast
L inf. temporal cortex, BA 21−60, −28, −1259.9962.8661.5959.924.20