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Table 6 Difference in MNS activation between ASD and TD in adult subgroup

From: Differential mirror neuron system (MNS) activation during action observation with and without social-emotional components in autism: a meta-analysis of neuroimaging studies

Brain regions with peak activation Cluster breakdown
Anatomical region L/R Total number of voxels MNI coordinates SDM-Z p (uncorrected) Anatomical regions (Broadmann area)
ASD>TD
 Supplementary motor area L 249 − 4,2,50 2.017 < 0.0005 Supplementary motor area (BA6, BA24)
 Inferior frontal gyrus (orbital part) R 71 54, 26, − 4 1.826 ~0.001 Inferior frontal gyrus, orbital part (BA45)
Inferior frontal gyrus, triangular part (BA45)
ASD<TD
 Precentral gyrus L 708 − 42, 6, 48 − 2.565 ~0.00001 Precentral gyrus (BA6)
Postcentral gyrus (BA4, BA6)
 Cerebellum, hemispheric lobule VI R 742 18, − 72, − 28 − 1.987 < 0.001 Cerebellum, hemispheric lobule VI (BA18)
Cerebellum, crus I (BA19)