BOLD data representing activation and connectivity for rare no-go versus frequent go cues

Harma Meffert, Soonjo Hwang, Zachary T. Nolan, Gang Chen, James R. Blair

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The neural circuitry underlying response control is often studied using go/no-go tasks, in which participants are required to respond as fast as possible to go cues and withhold from responding to no-go stimuli. In the current task, response control was studied using a fully counterbalanced design in which blocks with a low frequency of no-go cues (75% go, 25% no-go) were alternated with blocks with a low frequency of go cues (25% go, 75% no-go); see also "Segregating attention from response control when performing a motor inhibition task: Segregating attention from response control" [1]. We applied a whole brain corrected, paired t-test to the data assessing for regions differentially activated by low frequency no-go cues relative to high frequency go cues. In addition, we conducted a generalized psychophysiological interaction analysis on the data using a right inferior frontal gyrus seed region. This region was identified through the BOLD response t-test and was chosen because right inferior gyrus is highly implicated in response inhibition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)66-70
Number of pages5
JournalData in Brief
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016


  • Cognitive control
  • FMRI
  • Generalized psychophysiological interactions
  • Go/No-go
  • Inhibition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General


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