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Table 1 Demographic information for participants in Experiment 1

From: When twice is better than once: increased liking of repeated items influences memory in younger and older adults

Measure Younger adults Older adults p
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Education (years) 14.2 (2.06) 14.1 (2.51) 0.85
Forward Digit Span 8.44 (2.11) 7.77 (1.42) 0.18
Backward Digit Span 7.88 (1.74) 6.59 (1.15)  < 0.01
Panas POS 31.04 (6.07) 32.95 (4.39) 0.19
Panas NEG 22.25 (3.71) 22.41 (5.73) 0.91
VF 11.19 (2.74) 9.99 (2.51) 0.10
GDS N/A 9.41 (2.91) N/A
MMSE N/A 27.95 (1.03) N/A
  1. Forward and backward digit span from Mondini et al. [23]; Positive and negative PANAS [24]; VF, Verbal Fluency [23]; GDS, Geriatric Depression Scale [26]; MMSE, Mini Mental State Exam [25]