Table 1.

Performance on the finger sequence tapping task

Number of correct sequencesReaction timeError rate
LearningTestLearningTestLearningTest
30 min group
    Wake19.29 ± 1.1523.29 ± 1.45258.43 ± 21.69217.31 ± 22.300.19 ± 0.050.14 ± 0.04
    Sleep19.21 ± 1.0522.15 ± 1.42268.59 ± 21.35228.13 ± 19.050.12 ± 0.030.13 ± 0.03
4 h group
    Wake19.09 ± 1.6020.16 ± 1.69271.71 ± 22.40267.48 ± 23.030.19 ± 0.040.14 ± 0.03
    Sleep18.49 ± 1.4221.11 ± 1.71281.12 ± 22.05247.76 ± 19.670.19 ± 0.040.17 ± 0.03
Circadian control
    30 min18.67 ± 0.9722.82 ± 1.27265.01 ± 21.97219.52 ± 22.110.20 ± 0.050.18 ± 0.06
    4 h18.44 ± 1.2119.36 ± 1.26283.36 ± 21.97274.19 ± 22.110.11 ± 0.030.10 ± 0.02
  • Means ± SEMs are shown. Bold and italic numbers denote significant changes from learning to test (results of pairwise comparisons; bold, p < 0.01; italic, p = 0.049). Reaction time is shown in milliseconds and error rate as number of errors per tapped sequence.