Table 2.

Demographic, neuropsychological, and personality characteristics of the subjects participating in the independent control experiment

OXT (n = 15)PLC (n = 14)
Age (years)26.40 (3.29)25.43 (3.24)
Years of education18.43 (2.53)17.64 (2.27)
RAVLT
    Trial 1-5a58.14 (7.93)64.17 (6.25)
    Trial 6: Retentionb12.29 (2.20)13.67 (1.50)
    Trial 7: Delayed recallc12.71 (1.94)13.92 (1.51)
LPS-4d30.93 (3.27)31.31 (3.79)
MWT-Ae31.86 (2.35)31.64 (3.03)
d2f210.91 (25.38)221.55 (24.24)
TMT-Ag (seconds)24.50 (7.38)23.44 (6.87)
TMT-Bg (seconds)63.08 (15.93)50.41 (11.87)
Digit-span, forwardh8.21 (8.54)8.54 (2.03)
Digit-span, backwardsh7.86 (2.28)7.93 (2.14)
STAI State, prei43.07 (2.87)41.29 (2.46)
STAI State, posti41.93 (3.41)39.57 (4.86)
STAI Traiti43.07 (4.46)41.14 (3.67)
Positive affect, prej30.80 (4.07)28.36 (5.03)
Positive affect, postj26.87 (7.49)27.86 (6.06)
Negative affect, prej10.87 (1.25)11.57 (3.27)
Negative affect, postj11.00 (1.60)10.71 (0.83)
SIASk11.57 (3.60)12.25 (5.60)
SPSl3.50 (3.21)4.29 (3.99)
BISm2.01 (0.37)2.21 (0.66)
BASn3.27 (0.18)2.93 (0.47)
  • There were no significant between-group differences for any of the parameters listed in this table (all ps > 0.05). The applied inventories and tests are referenced in Table 1. Given are mean values (SD).