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Table 5 Means and standard deviations of response times (RT) in seconds and number of presses before making a decision in the context-free and context trials of the Ebbinghaus and Müller-Lyer tasks in experiment 3, for autistic and typically developing children

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

  Ebbinghaus Müller-Lyer
Group Context-free Context Context-free Context
  RT Presses RT Presses RT Presses RT Presses
Autistic .95 (.21) 1.15 (.33) 1.12 (.20) 1.34 (.43) 1.04 (.26) 1.26 (.33) 1.16 (.21) 1.60 (.19)
Typically developing .97 (.14) 1.09 (.20) 1.08 (.15) 1.18 (.24) 1.02 (.16) 1.07 (.26) 1.16 (.18) 1.42 (.23)
  1. Values have been log-transformed to minimise the effects of skewness and kurtosis