Table 3 Peak loci of significantly higher hemodynamic activity explained by self-rated humorousness in the GLM analysis during first-time viewing vs. second-time viewing of the movie clips (listing limited to one peak per anatomical structure).

From: Brain hemodynamic activity during viewing and re-viewing of comedy movies explained by experienced humor

Brain region x MNI y z Peak Z-score
Precuneous 14 −55 17 5.6
Brainstem −2 −35 −21 5.4
Insula (L) −30 23 −5 4.7
Posterior cingulate gyrus −6 −45 39 4.7
Middle temporal gyrus (L) −70 −17 −11 4.4
Cerebellum (R) 26 −97 −35 4.3
Frontal pole (L) −28 39 39 4.3
Middle temporal gyrus (R) 62 −17 −15 4.2
Superior lateral occipital (L) −42 −73 23 4.2
Temporal pole (L) −42 21 −23 4.1
Paracingulate gyrus 4 39 37 4.0
Middle frontal gyrus (R) 44 35 39 4.0
Posterior parietal cortex (L) −28 −81 37 4.0
Inferior lateral occipital (L) −36 −79 −25 3.9
Frontal Pole (R) 28 43 45 3.9
Temporal-occipital junction (R) 70 −47 −7 3.6
Posterior parietal cortex (R) 34 −75 43 3.6
Superior frontal gyrus (R) 14 33 49 3.6
Inferior temporal gyrus (R) 60 −25 −33 3.5
Cerebellum (L) −22 −89 −29 3.4
Occipital fusiform (R) 30 −79 −15 3.4
Orbitofrontal cortex (L) −28 21 −21 3.3
Inferior frontal gyrus, pars triangularis (R) 54 31 9 3.3
Temporal fusiform cortex (L) −34 −15 −33 3.2
Temporal pole (R) 54 15 −31 3.2
Occipital fusiform (L) −8 −89 −21 3.2
Putamen (R) 30 5 3 3.2
Inferior frontal gyrus, pars opercularis (R) 58 21 21 3.2
Thalamus (L) −2 −15 13 3.2
Hippocampus (L) −32 −19 −15 3.1
Thalamus (R) 14 −15 7 3.1
Inferior frontal gyrus, pars triangularis (L) −52 25 13 3.1
Anterior cingulate gyrus −8 33 17 3.1
Cuneus −4 −85 29 3.1
Temporoparietal junction (L) −60 −67 29 3.1
Inferior lateral occipital (R) 30 −87 −29 3.0
Middle frontal gyrus (L) −40 33 41 3.0
Temporal fusiform cortex (R) 34 −33 −23 2.9
Inferior temporal gyrus (L) −56 −35 −15 2.9
Parahippocampal gyrus (L) −26 −29 −13 2.9
Ventral striatum (L) −8 −3 −3 2.9
Angular gyrus (L) −30 −55 35 2.9
Supramarginal gyrus (R) 42 −33 35 2.9
Subcallosal cortex 4 29 −7 2.8