Table 1 Participant information. For the young adults, the same participants (17 males and 14 females) were assessed for intelligence and emotional intelligence. For the middle-aged adults, 28 participants were included in the intelligence assessment, and 29 participants were included in the emotional intelligence assessment

From: Distance-based functional criticality in the human brain: intelligence and emotional intelligence

  Intelligence Emotional intelligence
Young adults   
Age (years) 26.8 ± 4.3 (19.5–32.8) 26.8 ± 4.3 (19.5–32.8)
Sex (M/F) 17/14 17/14
Edu (years) 16.7 ± 2.5 (9–22) 16.7 ± 2.5 (9–22)
meanFD 0.09 ± 0.03 (0.05–0.15) 0.09 ± 0.03 (0.05–0.15)
errBBR 0.58 ± 0.03 (0.51–0.64) 0.58 ± 0.03 (0.51–0.64)
Middle-aged   
Age (years) 50.1 ± 7.6 (36.6–64.3) 49.6 ± 7.9 (35.9–64.3)
Sex (M/F) 14/14 14/15
Edu (years) 14.1 ± 3.3 (8–22) 14.2 ± 3.2 (8–22)
meanFDa 0.13 ± 0.06 (0.06–0.29) 0.13 ± 0.06 (0.06–0.29)
errBBRb 0.56 ± 0.04 (0.48–0.62) 0.56 ± 0.04 (0.48–0.62)
  1. ameanFD is the average of the framewise displacement for in-scanner head motion
  2. bmcBBR is the minimal cost of the intrasubject coregistration with the boundary-based registration