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Table 4 Regions with significant activation during semantic verbal fluency tasks

From: A coordinate-based ALE functional MRI meta-analysis of brain activation during verbal fluency tasks in healthy control subjects

Cluster Anatomic label Volume (mm3) BA x y z ALE 10-3 N studies (foci)
1. Left limbic lobe. Anterior cingulate gyrus 3312 32 -4 24 38 29.04 10 (12)
8 0 26 52 11.50
Left frontal lobe. Superior frontal gyrus 6 -2 14 58 8.93
Left frontal lobe. Medial frontal gyrus 6 -6 12 54 8.86
2. Left frontal lobe. Inferior frontal gyrus 2256 45 -52 22 20 17.42 6 (8)
9 -54 16 32 14.61
3. Left frontal lobe. Sub-gyral 1336 6 -24 6 52 17.69 5 (5)
4. Left frontal lobe. Inferior frontal gyrus 1192 47 -32 24 -10 14.72 5 (5)
Left claustrum    -34 20 -4 12.57  
5. Left frontal lobe. Inferior frontal gyrus 840 47 -50 16 -2 14.58 4 (4)
-50 24 -12 10.13
-46 24 -6 9.79
6. Left thalamus 784   -16 -2 12 17.71 3 (3)
7. Left parietal lobe. Precuneus 728 7 -30 -68 48 16.48 3 (3)
  1. N: number of studies reporting at least one activation peak; Coodinates: MNI Space; mm3: cubic millimeter; BA: Brodman Area.