Table 3: Brain regions activated by the EX addition task in the abacus-trained group (contrast to the non-trained group).

RegionsVoxel sizeBAHemisphere valueMNI coordinate

(1) Medial prefrontal cortex 1158/9 5.56184218
5.29273615
5.05123936

(2) Superior temporal cortex3122 5.1366−339
4.8066−243
4.7763−420

(3) Caudate48 5.00151815
4.431821−3

(4) Angular4639 4.9057−6327
4.8048−5727

(5) Thalamus51 4.8412−33
4.6718−126

BA: Brodmann area. (the abacus-trained group versus the non-trained group, in the EX addition task), FDR corrected.