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Table 3 Multiple regression analyses and analyses of covariance (ANCOVAs) with positive attitude as the criterion variable (N = 326)—moderators involved

From: The Dark Triad of personality and attitudes toward cognitive enhancement

  Model 1b Model 2b
B t F B t F
Intercept 2.773 65.679***   2.784 62.638***  
Trait competitiveness (TC) − 0.073 − 1.448 0.177 − 0.078 − 1.453 0.176
Competitive climate (CC) 0.043 0.913 0.401 0.033 0.681 0.398
Dark Triad composite (DT) 0.199 4.556*** 24.460***    
TC * DT − 0.067 − 1.380 0.048    
CC * DT 0.124 2.566* 6.582*    
Machiavellianism (M)     0.089 1.185 21.819***
Psychopathy (P)     0.087 1.255 0.466
Narcissism (N)     0.106 1.476 3.637#
TC * M     − 0.090 − 1.204 0.116
TC * P     − 0.034 − 0.479 0.967
TC * N     − 0.008 − 0.115 0.008
CC * M     0.001 0.009 2.182
CC * P     0.104 1.646* 4.521*
CC * N     0.014 0.210 0.417
  R2 Fchange   R2 Fchange  
  0.089 3.315*   0.99 1.684  
  1. The FChange value is computed in comparison with the models without moderators (Table 2). The terms in the ANCOVAs were included sequentially
  2. #p < .10; *p < .05; **p < .01; ***p < .001