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Table 1 Number of participants per pattern of performance in Experiment 1

From: Hands-on experience can lead to systematic mistakes: A study on adults’ understanding of sinking objects

Condition: Correct (or eventually correct) Incorrect (or eventually incorrect) Random (or eventually random)
Random to correct Incorrect to correct Correct Random to incorrect Correct to incorrect Incorrect Random Incorrect to random Correct to random
Real objects 0 1 1 0 3 18 2 3 0
Static images 1 0 3 2 0 12 7 0 0
  1. A binomial-probability test was carried out to classify a person’s performance on trials for which the faster object in a pair was small and light (see Appendix C for details)