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Table 2 Descriptive statistics for all investigated variables

From: Individual differences in cognitive offloading: a comparison of intention offloading, pattern copy, and short-term memory capacity

Task/measure Mean (SD) Range Skewness Kurtosis
Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2 Session 1 Session 2
Intention offloading task         
Externalizing proportion .35 (.16) .33 (.17) .06–.69 .01–.68 0.39 0.16 2.19 2.07
Accuracy .81 (.10) .86 (.09) .57–.97 .64–.98 − 0.47 − 0.76 2.31 2.98
Pattern copy task         
Openings model window 5.75 (1.61) 5.53 (1.68) 2.70–10.35 2.80–10.45 0.78 1.11 3.48 4.30
Duration first Opening 7.32 (4.05) 5.57 (2.77) 1.16–22.00 0.93–11.95 1.33 0.36 5.48 2.42
Copied during first opening 3.10 (0.82) 3.05 (0.76) 1.40–5.05 1.35–4.95 − 0.27 − 0.21 2.53 2.70
Trial duration 44.30 (10.88) 37.39 (7.64) 26.94–78.12 23.63–59.06 0.78 0.79 3.54 3.12
Corsi blocks task         
Capacity 4.59 (0.58) 4.78 (0.68) 3.3–6.4 3.3–6.9 0.49 − 0.03 3.89 3.74