Skip to main content

Table 4 Food paradigm: group map activations in the bulimia nervosa (BN) and healthy control (HC) groups, and between-group differences in brain activation patterns for the contrast ‘food vs non-food’

From: Brain responses to body image stimuli but not food are altered in women with bulimia nervosa

  p-value Brodmann area (BA) Talairach coordinates Cluster size (voxels)
People with BN     
Food > Non-Food     
R Lingual Gyrus < 0.001 18 x = 14.4; y = -81.5; z = -9.9 710
R Thalamus (Pulivinar) < 0.001 - x = 10.8; y = -22.2; z = -6.6 68
R Anterior Cingulate < 0.001 32 x = 3.6; y = 44.4; z = 6.6 203
Non-Food > Food     
R Cerebellum, Culmen < 0.001 - x = 10.8; y = -33.3; z = -13.2 191
L Precuneus < 0.001 7 x = -3.6; y = -55.6; z = 29.7 40
R Middle Temporal Gyrus 0.002 21 x = 50.6; y = 0.0; z = -19.8 1578
L Middle Temporal Gyrus < 0.001 37 x = -50.6; y = -55.6; z = 3.3 2063
HCs     
Food > Non-Food     
L Frontal Subcallosal Gyrus 0.002 34 x = 21.7; y = 3.7; z = -9.9 80
R Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.004 46 x = 43.3; y = 37.0; z = 19.8 54
R Lingual Gyrus < 0.001 18 x = 14.4; y = -85.2; z = -3.3 1061
R Superior Parietal Lobule 0.002 7 x = 28.9; y = -55.6; z = 42.9 109
R Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.002 6 x = 43.3; y = 3.7; z = 46.2 72
L Frontal Superior Gyrus 0.001 8 x = -21.7; y = 25.9; z = 49.5 169
Non-Food > Food     
L Middle Frontal Gyrus 0.001 11 x = -43.3; y = 48.2; z = -13.2 45
L Caudate (Body) 0.002 - x = -14.4; y = -14.8; z = 3.1 67
L Superior Temporal Gyrus < 0.001 22 x = -36.1; y = -48.2; z = 9.9 3398
L Middle Frontal Gyrus < 0.001 46 x = -39.7; y = 25.9; z = 16.5 513
People with BN vs HCs     
People with BN > HCs     
None     
HCs > People with BN     
None     
  1. The Talairach coordinates indicate the location of the peak voxel within each cluster.