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Table 2 Response times (RT, seconds) of men and women in Experiment 2

From: Are women better than men at multi-tasking?

Task Men Women t test p value Cohen’sd
Arithmetic 312 (13) 341 (17) 1.33 .19 0.28
Map task 160 (16) 180 (14) 0.91 .37 0.19
Key search 36 (4) 36 (5) 0.03 .98 0.01
  1. Standard errors in parentheses. The sum of the three individual tasks exceeds the 480 allocated seconds, because sometimes the participants carried these tasks out concurrently and so were double scored on time.