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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for baseline beliefs about interventions for pretest to Experiment 2

From: When and why do people act on flawed science? Effects of anecdotes and prior beliefs on evidence-based decision-making

  Effectiveness Practicality Personal Experience
M SD M SD M SD
Virtual Reality 3.39 1.04 3.18 0.90 1.95 1.06
Napping 2.63 1.14 2.05 1.17 1.91 1.03
Singing 3.18 1.22 2.60 1.11 2.13 1.06
Doodling 3.15 1.22 3.19 1.13 2.83 1.24