Table 1.

Statistical tests of the correlation of functional connectivity between VTA–CA1 and VTA–PrC during post-encoding math with long-term associative and item memory

Long-term associative memoryLong-term item memory
Partial correlation: immediate memoryrprp
Partial correlation: encoding connectivityrprp
Permutation testrprp
Robust regressionβpβp
Cross-validation% Errorp% Errorp
  • We controlled for immediate memory and encoding connectivity using partial correlations. To confirm that these findings were reliable, we used a permutation test, robust regression, and a cross-validation procedure. Bold p values indicate significance at p < 0.05.