Table 1

The methodological details of the five studies reported in the current article.

Study no.Country

Year

N

Males

% male

Participants

Age M ± SD

Task administration mode

Randomisation of trials

Task instruction

Data scoring method


1

Australia

2005

8

6M

75%

Students/

Staff

39 ± 15

Paper

Pseudo-random

verbal

Real time- stop watch/video-recording


2

Germany

2009

15

9M

60%

Students

21 ± 1

Paper

Pseudo-random

verbal/written

Real time- stop watch


3

Germany

2009

9

3M

33%

Students

21 ± 3

Paper

Pseudo-random

verbal/written

Real time- stop watch


4

Germany

2010

16

5M

31%

Students

20 ± 1

Electronic

Fully-random

written

Computerised


5

Germany

2010

6

1M

17%

Students

20 ± 1

Electronic

Fully-random

written

Computerised


Note. All data collection was done in the English language (in Germany the study was conducted at an English-speaking Jacobs University Bremen).

Kedzior et al. BMC Neuroscience 2011 12:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-12-101

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