Table 2.

Brain regions in which activity related to the success of encoding the test questions into memory

Brain regionDirection of effectB.A.Talairach coordinatesVol. (mm3)Effect size (η 2)
LRPAIS
Medial temporal lobe (p < 0.05 corrected, minimum cluster size = 375 mm3)
    Right perirhinal/parahippocampal Ctx./Inf. temporal G.R > F2040.9−13.1−29.915310.306
    Left perirhinal Ctx.R > F−34.8−18.6−19.35620.316
Whole brain (p < 0.05 corrected; minimum cluster size = 1766 mm3)
    Right Inf. frontal G./temporopolar Ctx.R > F472.323.111.769840.301
    Bilateral Sup. parietal lobule/precuneusR > F7−3.7−52.167.424380.303
    Left postcentral G./Inf. parietal lobuleR > F40−36.3−28.953.723120.303
    Right parahippocampal Ctx./Inf. temporal G.R > F2043.1−13.3−28.118750.322
    Right Inf. temporal G./fusiform G./Mid. occipital G.R > F1948.3−62.3−11.236090.288
    Bilateral dorsomedial/pulvinar N. thalamusR > F−2.3−23.111.769840.301
    Bilateral cerebellum/lingual G.R > F3.6−84−16.336410.297
  • Inf., Inferior; Mid., middle; Sup., superior; Ctx., cortex; G., gyrus; N., nuclei; B.A., Brodmann area; Vol., volume; R, news event questions whose content was subsequently remembered; F, news event questions whose content was subsequently forgotten; LR, left/right; PA, posterior/anterior; IS, inferior/superior. Talairach coordinates indicate the center of mass of each cluster.