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Table 6. 

Remembered High Imagery Word Pairs Compared with Remembered Abstract Word Pairs

RegionPeak Voxel Coordinatest
A. Scene Word Pairs Remembered > Abstract Word Pairs Remembered 
Left hippocampus −28, −22, −18 7.53 
Right hippocampus 24, −20, −18 5.09 
  
Left retrosplenial cortex −10, −50, 2 10.20 
Left fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) −30, −34, −14 8.21 
Right retrosplenial cortex 10, −48, 4 7.47 
Left middle occipital lobe −30, −80, 40 7.23 
Right fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) 26, −28, −20 7.00 
Left ventral medial prefrontal cortex −30, 34, −12 6.51 
Right middle occipital lobe 44, −70, 28 6.29 
Left inferior temporal cortex −56, −54, −10 5.64 
  
B. Object Word Pairs Remembered > Abstract Word Pairs Remembered 
Left hippocampus −32, −22, −12 5.05 
  
Left ventral medial prefrontal cortex −30, 34, −12 9.26 
Left fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) −30, −32, −18 7.94 
Left middle occipital lobe −34, −82, 30 6.43 
Left inferior temporal cortex −54, −58, −6 6.13 
RegionPeak Voxel Coordinatest
A. Scene Word Pairs Remembered > Abstract Word Pairs Remembered 
Left hippocampus −28, −22, −18 7.53 
Right hippocampus 24, −20, −18 5.09 
  
Left retrosplenial cortex −10, −50, 2 10.20 
Left fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) −30, −34, −14 8.21 
Right retrosplenial cortex 10, −48, 4 7.47 
Left middle occipital lobe −30, −80, 40 7.23 
Right fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) 26, −28, −20 7.00 
Left ventral medial prefrontal cortex −30, 34, −12 6.51 
Right middle occipital lobe 44, −70, 28 6.29 
Left inferior temporal cortex −56, −54, −10 5.64 
  
B. Object Word Pairs Remembered > Abstract Word Pairs Remembered 
Left hippocampus −32, −22, −12 5.05 
  
Left ventral medial prefrontal cortex −30, 34, −12 9.26 
Left fusiform cortex (extending to parahippocampal cortex) −30, −32, −18 7.94 
Left middle occipital lobe −34, −82, 30 6.43 
Left inferior temporal cortex −54, −58, −6 6.13 

p < .001 uncorrected for the hippocampus and p < .05 FWE-corrected for the rest of the brain. Brain regions within the medial temporal lobe were identified via visual inspection. For regions outside the medial temporal lobe, the AAL atlas was used (Tzourio-Mazoyer et al., 2002).

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