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Table 3 Demographic information for participants in Experiment 2

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

Measure Young adults Older adults p
Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Education (years) 14.70 (2.31) 14.29 (2.03) 0.49
Forward digit span 8.88 (1.42) 8.33 (1.44) 0.16
Backward digit span 7.88 (1.36) 6.48 (1.12)  < 0.01
Panas POS 33.07 (4.32) 34.77 (3.94) 0.13
Panas NEG 23.41 (6.57) 23.62 (6.02) 0.89
VF 11.01 (2.74) 10.03 (2.53) 0.18
GDS N/A 9.33 (3.05) N/A
MMSE N/A 27.95 (0.99) 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]