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Neural Plasticity
Volume 2015, Article ID 141950, 12 pages
Research Article

Alterations of Regional Spontaneous Brain Activity and Gray Matter Volume in the Blind

1Department of Radiology and Tianjin Key Laboratory of Functional Imaging, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300052, China
2Brainnetome Center, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China

Received 23 December 2014; Revised 20 March 2015; Accepted 25 March 2015

Academic Editor: Lucas Pozzo-Miller

Copyright © 2015 Aili Jiang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The Supplementary Material provided the results about the influence of number of neighboring voxels on the ReHo measurements. ReHo values were calculated and compared using 7, 19, and 27 voxels neighboring criteria, respectively. First, we found a lower noise and higher contrast in ReHo map with higher voxel size (Supplementary Figure S1). Second, we found that similar F distributions of intergroup differences among the three datasets, and the dataset using 19 and 27 was more statistically significant than that using 7 voxels (Supplementary Figure S2).

  1. Supplementary Material