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Table 4 Characteristics of participants for each task in experiment 3

From: Susceptibility to Ebbinghaus and Müller-Lyer illusions in autistic children: a comparison of three different methods

  Ebbinghaus Müller-Lyer
Characteristic Autistic Typically developing Autistic Typically developing
N 19 38 24 58
Age 10.06 (1.97) 9.44 (1.95) 9.93 (2.11) 9.56 (12.76)
7.41–14.73 6.09–13.86 7.38–14.73 74–131
PIQ 106.32 (18.42) 101.47 (12.84) 103.08 (20.72) 101.78 (12.76)
76–141 75–131 75–141 74–131
VIQ 102.21 (16.18) 108.61 (13.31) 98.38 (13.97) 111.64 (13.44)
73–130 77–135 73–126 77–149
FSIQ 104.74 (15.74) 105.97 (11.93) 100.67 (15.97) 107.84 (12.22)
77–129 78–131 73–129 78–135
SCQ 22.83 (6.26) 3.97 (2.99) 22.22 (7.25) 3.62 (3.22)
13–38 0–12 11–38 0–13
ADOS total 10.56 (4.73)   11.22 (5.01)  
3–21 3–21
  1. Mean (SD) range. IQ scores were assessed using the Wechsler Abbreviated Scales of Intelligence (WASI-II) [38]
  2. SCQ Social Communication Questionnaire [36], ADOS Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 [37], VIQ verbal IQ, PIQ performance IQ, FSIQ full-scale IQ