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Table 2 Significance level and the size of the respective activation cluster (number of voxels) for male and female (human partner > baseline; computer partner > baseline).

From: Are women better mindreaders? Sex differences in neural correlates of mentalizing detected with functional MRI

   Coordinates   
  BA x Y z t-value No. voxels
Male (human partner > baseline)       
L Inferior Frontal Gyrus (orbital part)
L Insula
8/10 32 19 -8 10.94 47
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 8 51 17 29 10.48 63
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 8 36 47 9 9.42 46
L Superior Frontal Gyrus (medial part) 9 8 29 35 9.20 28
L Inferior Parietal Lobule 7/40 55 -44 46 8.68 93
R Angular Gyrus Gyrus
R Superior Parietal Lobule
39/40 -28 -56 47 7.80 10
R Inferior Parietal Lobule 39/40 -40 -41 35 7.75 19
L Middle Frontal Gyrus
L Precentral
8 40 18 54 7.44 27
Male (computer partner > baseline)       
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 8 36 55 5 10.72 110
L Superior Frontal Gyrus (medial part)
L Superior Frontal Gyrus
9 8 29 35 10.50 24
R Angular Gyrus
R Inferior Parietal Lobule
39/40 -44 -41 39 9.71 45
L Inferior Frontal Gyrus (orbital part)
L Insula
L Superior Temporal Pole
11/44/45 40 23 -15 9.67 26
L Inferior Parietal Lobule 39/40 40 -56 47 8.25 122
R Middle Frontal Gyrus (orbital part) 8/10 -40 50 -13 7.96 78
R Middle Frontal Gyrus 8 -40 54 -3 7.89 10
L Superior Parietal Lobule 7 28 -71 55 7.53 30
Female (human partner > baseline)       
L Inferior Parietal Lobule 39/40 48 -45 28 8.87 83
L Supplementary Motor Area
L Superior Frontal Gyrus (medial part)
6/10 0 25 39 8.17 14
Female (computer partner > baseline)       
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 8 48 37 31 10.22 23
L Inferior Parietal Gyrus 39/40 51 -44 43 8.94 97
  1. Only clusters of at least 10 voxels are shown (uncorrected for multiple comparisons at p < .0001).