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Table 4 Pearson’s bivariate correlations between state and trait measures of mood and cognitive function

From: Mood and cognition in healthy older European adults: the Zenith study

Cognitive measures State PA State NA Trait PA mean Trait PA variability (SD) Trait NA mean Trait NA variability (SD)
Pattern recognition memory (ms) -.073 .102* -.085 -.053 .158** .100
Spatial working memory (total errors) -.192** -.136** -.144** -.090 -.063 -.031
5-Choice reaction time (ms) -.198** -.089 -.215** -.154** .070 .055
Match to sample visual search (ms) -.176** -.026 -.188** -.217** .030 -.007
  1. Note. Significant correlations are given in bold, and significance levels are denoted by **p < 0.01 and *p < 0.05. Better cognitive performance is indicated by lower scores for the memory measures.