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Table 6 The average amplitudes of N600 for simile, metaphor, analogy, and landscape (standard deviation of the mean in parentheses) (unit: μV)

From: The influence of semantic relevance on the discernment of product appearance and function

Category Left anterior Medial anterior Right anterior Left central Medial central Right central All
Simile 0.81 0.78 0.85 0.47 0.45 0.44 0.63
  (1.95) (2.11) (2.14) (1.27) (1.31) (1.11) (1.65)
Metaphor 0.24 0.00 0.19 0.20 − 0.04 0.03 0.10
  (2.18) (2.33) (2.46) (1.09) (1.24) (1.21) (1.75)
Analogy − 0.05 − 0.11 − 0.05 0.13 0.07 0.20 0.03
  (2.10) (2.23) (2.22) (1.21) (1.31) (1.24) (1.72)
Landscape 1.65 1.71 2.09 0.31 0.41 0.86 1.17
  (3.62) (3.98) (4.11) (2.10) (2.36) (2.32) (3.08)