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Supplemental Information

List of 76 selected studies

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2962v2/supp-2

Database of data inputted from 76 selected studies

Spreadsheet drawn from REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) database used to input data on each of the 76 selected studies.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2962v2/supp-3

Table S3: Summary of 76 studies included in systematic review

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.2962v2/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Dorothy Bishop is an Academic Editor and Academic Advisor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Abigail R. Bradshaw performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables.

Dorothy V. M. Bishop conceived and designed the experiments, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Zoe V. J. Woodhead prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Figures created by the authors for this review have been published on figshare within a project named 'Methodological considerations in assessment of language lateralisation with fMRI: a systematic review'. This can be found at

Code used to create some of these figures will be posted on GitHub, and can be found at:


This work was supported by an Advanced Grant awarded by the European Research Council (project 694189 - Cerebral Asymmetry: New directions in Correlates and Etiology – CANDICE). Dorothy Bishop is funded by programme grant 082498/Z/07/Z from the Wellcome Trust. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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