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Table 3 Pearson correlations among extracted factor scores, cognitive tasks, and daydreaming styles (Cronbach’s α in diagonals)

From: The contribution of latent factors of executive functioning to mind wandering: an experience sampling study

Variables 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
1. Shifting-specific                
2. Updating-specific  − .16*               
3. Common EF .22** .32**              
4. Go/No-goa .04  − .06 .62** (.80)            
5. Flankerb  − .10 .12 .24** .02 (.73)           
6. Stop-signalc .03 .00 .40** .11 .02 N/A          
7. 2-backd  − .06 .30** .74** .28** .14 .19** (.87)         
8. Letter memorye  − .10 .95** .40** .09 .15* .09 .32** (.51)        
9. Keep tracke .04 .66** .58** .13 .14* .10 .34** .48** (.62)       
10. Number-letterb .94**  − .11 .38** .16* .00 .11 .11  − .04 .12 (.88)      
11. Local–globalb .56** .02 .27** .13  − .15* .06 .07 .06 .15* .37** (.71)     
12. Color-shapeb .32** .06 .47** .19** .07 .12 .10 .16* .21** .29** .18* (.59)    
13. Positive-constructive  − .15*  − .08  − .01 .03 .07 .07 .02  − .08  − .06  − .15*  − .02  − .09 (.80)   
14. Guilty-dysphoric .13  − .13  − .10  − .13 .10 .00  − .08  − .15*  − .08 .10 .05  − .07 .23** (.80)  
15. Poor attentional control  − .03  − .02  − .13  − .09  − .03 .01  − .09  − .05  − .01  − .01  − .13  − .12 .09 .30** (.83)
  1. N = 193. Higher scores reflect better performance on all tasks
  2. aSART index, bLISAS score, cStop-signal reaction time, dd’ score, eProportion of correctly recalled items arc sine transformed