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Table 2 Data of visually evoked event-related potentials (oddball paradigm) recording presented separately for both subjects group

From: Musical ability is associated with enhanced auditory and visual cognitive processing

  Musicians (n = 10) Non-musicians (n = 10) Significance
Frequent stimulus
 P1 latency (ms) 122 ± 11 81 ± 0 ns (p = 0.500)
 N1 latency (ms) 165 ± 23 169 ± 24 ns (p = 0.604)
 P2 latency (ms) 252 ± 14 251 ± 16 ns (p = 0.837)
 N2 latency (ms) 305 ± 19 301 ± 18 ns (p = 0.755)
 P3 latency (ms) 394 ± 23 383 ± 52 ns (p = 0.902)
Infrequent stimulus
 P1 latency (ms) 94 ± 27 116 ± 0 ns (p = 0.667)
 N1 latency (ms) 156 ± 23 168 ± 20 ns (p = 0.243)
 P2 latency (ms) 228 ± 9 239 ± 15 ns (p = 0.105)
 N2 latency (ms) 272 ± 16 277 ± 15 ns (p = 0.631)
 P3 latency (ms) 390 ± 33 411 ± 22 p = 0.043
 P3 amplitude (µV) 14 ± 6 12 ± 4 ns (p = 0.253)
 P3 habituation (ms) 0.6 ± 7.8 7.3 ± 11.0 p = 0.018
Mean choice reaction time (ms) 381 ± 45 405 ± 58 ns (p = 0.436)