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Table 6 Group sizes (N), means (M), standard deviations (SD), and results of the t-tests representing the difference in metacognitive monitoring abilitya between people with low (group 1) and high (group 3) scoresb on decentering based on tertile split of the two decentering subscalesc, i.e. accepting self-perception (ASP) and distanced perspective (DP)

From: Exploring the relationship of decentering to health related concepts and cognitive and metacognitive processes in a student sample

    N M SD t p df ES
Tertile split ASP Monitoring ability Group 1 18 16.3 10.3 −.79 .43 34 −0.26
Group 3 18 19.9 15.8
Tertile split DP Monitoring ability Group 1 18 15.4 8.7 −1.17 .25 34 −0.38
Group 3 18 22.1 23.0
  1. aindexed as the absolute difference between judged and real Interference task performance (INT)
  2. bgroup 1 = tertile with low decentering scores; group 3 = tertile with high decentering scores
  3. cassessed with the German version of the Experiences Questionnaire (EQ-D)