Table 5.

Significant activation clusters associated with punishment versus compensation decisions and the decision to not punish

Brain regionHemispherexyzNo. of voxelsZ
Clusters correlating with the decision to punish (second- and third-party punishment trials) versus the decision to compensate
—Ventral striatumR1418−6573.94
—Occipital cortexR17−70−31254.32
Clusters correlating with the decision to not punish (second- and third-party punishment trials) versus the decision to punish
—Temporal Parietal JunctionL−42−4218603.86
  • Initial whole-brain threshold at p < 0.001 uncorrected and cluster corrected at p < 0.05 FWE.