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Table 2 Mean scores on the follow-up questionnaire (5-point Likert scale)

From: It’s a match!? Appropriate item selection in the Concealed Information Test

Question M (SD) M (SD) t df p d between (95% CI)
Immediate condition
(n = 71)
Delayed condition
(n = 65)
Focus 4.17 (0.74) 4.09 (0.72) 0.06 134 0.542 0.11 [−0.23;0.45]
Involvement 4.23 (0.90) 4.03 (0.79) 1.34 133.8 0.181 0.24 [−0.10;0.57]
Memory for robbery 4.37 (0.66) 4.07 (0.89) 2.17 134 0.032a 0.39 [0.04;0.72]
Memory for targets 4.17 (0.70) 4.25 (0.79) 0.61 134 0.546 −0.11 [−0.44;0.23]
Effort to conceal knowledge 4.65 (0.51) 4.62 (0.74) 0.30 134 0.765 0.05 [−0.28;0.38]
  1. The letter a reflects a significant difference between the conditions