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Table 2 Analysis 1 (L1 and L2 combined): model comparison

From: Capturing multiple interaction effects in L1 and L2 object-naming reaction times in healthy bilinguals: a mixed-effects multiple regression analysis

ModelsInformation criteria (log likelihood)Deviance (− 2* log likelihood)Number of parametersChi-square obtaineddfp value
Fixed EffectI only25,324.67− 50,625.742   
Plus subjI25,544.43− 51,088.863439.511p < 0.0001
Plus subjI. ItemI25,707.13− 51,414.264325.411p < 2.2e−16
Plus runNum25,386.19− 51,672.385258.111p < 2.2e−16
Plus trialNum25,879.00− 51,758.00685.621p < 2.2e−16
Plus firstPhonemeDiff25,903.81− 51,807.62749.621p = 1.865e−12
Plus langStatus25,917.20− 51,834.40826.781p = 1.827e−06
Plus log10WF25,928.58− 51,857.16922.771p = 0.0001816
Plus runNum*log10WF25,935.73− 51,871.461014.291p = 0.0001564
Plus langStatus*log10WF25,942.74− 51,885.481114.011p = 0.0001816
Plus runNum*trialNum25,947.10− 51,894.20128.731p = 0.003138
  1. This table provides a comparison of different statistical models used for the reaction time (RT) comparisons between the first language (L1) and second language (L2)