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Table 1 Summary of functional brain imaging observations in IGT related studies.

From: Brain maps of Iowa gambling task

Cortical Areas
  Main loop
of SMH
Ernst et al.
(2002)
(PET)
Ernst et al.
(2003b)
(PET)
Bolla et al.
(2003)
(PET)
Adinoff et al.
(2003)
(PET)
Tucker et al.
(2004)
(PET)
Bolla et al.
(2005)
(PET)
Fukui et al.
(2005)
(fMRI)
Northoff et al.
(2006)
(fMRI)
Medial Prefrontal Cortex (R) V   V    V   V V
Medial Prefrontal Cortex (L) V   V V   V   V V
Orbitofrontal Cortex (R)   V   V    V   
Orbitofrontal Cortex (L)          
Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (R) V(Extended) V V V    V   
Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex (L) V(Extended)   V   V     
Middle Frontal Gyrus (R)       V    
Middle Frontal Gyrus (L)       V    
Superior Frontal Gyrus (R)       V    
Superior Frontal Gyrus (L)       V    
Somatosensory V         
Inferior Parietal Lobule   V        
Insular Cortex V V V       
Anterior Cingulate Cortex V(Extended) V V   V V    
Subcortical Areas
Lentiform Nucleus (Basal Ganglia) V(Extended) V        
Amygdala V         
Hippocampus    V       
Thalamus   V        
Brainstem Nuclei V         
Cerebellum (L)   V      V   
  1. The table shows divergent results across the brain-imaging studies related to SMH and IGT.