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Table 1 Brain regions of activities related to Heat Pain (Rt: Right; Lt: Left; SII: Secondary Somatosensory cortex)

From: The analgesic effect of electroacupuncture on acute thermal pain perception-a central neural correlate study with fMRI

Regions of activities (Peak t-value) Brodmann Area (cluster size) Peak Coordinates
x, y, z
Activation
Rt. SII, Insular Cortex, Parietal Cortex (7.14) 7, 13, 39 (9350) 47,-47,33
Rt. Lateral Premotor Cortex (7.67) 44 (3875) 44,1,12
Rt. Premotor Cortex (5.41) 6 (2048) 38,13,39
Rt. Frontal Association Cortex (4.26) 9 (446) 26,49,30
Rt. Thalamus (7.23) N/A (8643) -22,-17,6
Right Anterior Cingulate Cortex (6.51) 32 (3424) 5,16,36
Deactivation
Lt. Frontal Association Cortex (-4.70) 9 (360) -43,43,36
Lt. Parietal Lobe (-6.11) 39 (3677) -64,-50,21
Lt. Medial Frontal Cortex (-11.56) 11 (4267) 2,52,-6
Lt. Temporal Lobe (-4.86) 38 (649) -46,13,-30
Lt. Lateral Temporal Lobe (-6.53) 21 (425) -64,-2,-9
Lt. Occipital Lobe (-4.65) 19 (390) -49,-80,12