Table 4: Differential brain activations between male and female videos in heterosexual, bisexual and homosexual men.

From: Neural Correlates of Sexual Orientation in Heterosexual, Bisexual, and Homosexual Men

R/LRegionBAx/y/zvoxelspeak T
Heterosexual Men
 Female > Male Videos
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, secondary auditory cortex, primary auditory cortex41, 42, 22(60, −10, 2)30111.64
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, secondary auditory cortex22(63, −22, 2) 10.63
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex41, 42(51, −22, −1) 8
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex41, 42(−51, −22, 5)12411.36
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex41, 42(−66, −25, 2) 8.47
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, secondary auditory cortex41, 42(−63, −31, 11) 6.4
 Male > Female Videos: no activations
Bisexual Men
 Female > Male Videos
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex41, 42, 22(57, −13, −1)29813.08
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex42 22(51, −25, 8) 10.57
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, secondary auditory cortex22(63, −7, −4) 10.09
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex41, 42(−45, −22, 8)29210.55
  Lprimrary auditory cortex41(−48, −16, −1) 10.5
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primrary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex41, 42, 22(−57, −25, 8) 9.04
  Rangular gyrus39(57, −58, 35)258.58
 Male > Female Videos
  Rpostcentral sulcus, superior parietal lobule2, 5, 7(27, −46, 53)2118.83
  Rpostcentral sulcus, superior parietal lobule2, 7(33, −37, 47) 8.09
  Rsupramarginal gyrus, postcental sulcus40, 2(42, −31, 41) 7.83
  Rsuperior occipital lobe19(33, −82, 20)187.18
Homosexual Men
 Female > Male Videos
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex, posterior insula22, 41, 42(−57, −31, 5)36512.52
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus, primary auditory cortex41(−48, −28, 5) 11.96
  Lsuperior temporal gyrus22(−57, −10, −1) 10.65
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus, middle temporal gyrus22, 42, 41(63, −19, −4)31811.71
  Rsuperior temporal gyrus22(63, −25,8) 11.7
  Rprimary auditory cortex, secondary auditory cortex42, 41(48, −19, 5) 9.82
  Rsupramarginal gyrus40(63, −43, 38)448.61
  Rangular gyrus40(60, −52, 29) 6.82
 Male > Female Videos
  Rpostcentral gyrus, postcentral sulcus, supramarginal gyrus3, 1, 2, 40(30, −34, 47)66310.04
  Rsuperior parietal lobule, postcentral gyrus7, 5, 3, 1, 2(39, −37, 56) 9.92
  Rsuperior parietal lobule, precuneus, superior occipital lobe, precuneus, cuneus, middle occipital lobe, primary visual cortex7, 19, 18, 17(24, −61, 62) 9.33
  Rmiddle frontal gyrus6(27, −4, 56)939.82
  Rmiddle frontal gyrus6(36, −4, 62) 9.8
  Rmiddle frontal gyrus6(36, −4, 53) 9.77
  Lprimary visual cortex17(−12, −82, 8)308.59
  Rinferior temporal gyrus, occipitotemporal junction37(45, −70, −4)638.2
  Rinferior temporal gyrus, lateral occipital gyrus19(48, −58, −10) 6.9
  Lsuperior parietal lobule7(−21, −58, 56)1048.12
  Lsuperior parietal lobule7(−30, −49, 56) 7.77
  Lpostcentral gyrus, postcentral sulcus3, 1, 2(−24, −34, 44) 7.7
  Rfusiform gyrus37(33, −52, −16)217.88
  Lmiddle occipital gyrus19(−24, −97, 14)807.17
  Lmiddle occipital gyrus19(−39, −79, 11) 7.16
  Lmiddle occipital gyrus, extending into occipitotemporal junction19, 37(−36, −79, −1) 6.77
  Lsuperior occipital19(−24, −82, 32)106.96
  1. Results are presented separately for each orientation group. L = left, R = right, BA = Brodmann area. Coordinates are in MNI space. All clusters were significant with p < 0.05 FWE corrections.