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Table 1 The methodological details of the five studies reported in the current article.

From: Practice effects on the modified Concept Shifting Task (mCST): A convenient assessment for treatment effects on prefrontal cognitive function

Study no.Country
Year
N
Males
% male
Participants
Age M ± SD
Task administration mode Randomisation of trials Task instruction Data scoring method
1
Australia
2005
8
6M
75%
Students/
Staff
39 ± 15
Paper Pseudo-random verbal Real time- stop watch/video-recording
2
Germany
2009
15
9M
60%
Students
21 ± 1
Paper Pseudo-random verbal/written Real time- stop watch
3
Germany
2009
9
3M
33%
Students
21 ± 3
Paper Pseudo-random verbal/written Real time- stop watch
4
Germany
2010
16
5M
31%
Students
20 ± 1
Electronic Fully-random written Computerised
5
Germany
2010
6
1M
17%
Students
20 ± 1
Electronic Fully-random written Computerised
  1. Note. All data collection was done in the English language (in Germany the study was conducted at an English-speaking Jacobs University Bremen).