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Table 4 Ratio of descriptive words used in interviews—spatial to color

From: Focus on the notice: evidence of spatial skills’ effect on middle school learning from a computer simulation

Student name and (spatial score) Length of Interview (mins) Number of spatial words Number of color words Ratio (spatial: color)
(a) High spatial students
LAURI 14:03 24 5 4.8: 1
LYNSEY 5:49 13 3 4.3: 1
BOB 13:16 31 1 3.1: 1
AYDEN 9:31 17 5 3.4: 1
Average 10:39 21 3.5 3.9: 1
(b) Low spatial students
ROY 4:25 11 4 2.8: 1
CLINT 2:12 4 4 1.1: 1
DEB 4:42 17 12 1:4: 1
LENA 13:27 25 9 2.8: 1
Average 6:19 14.25 7.25 2.0: 1