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Table 1. 

Behavioral Data for Musical Notation (N), Letters (L), or Mathematical Symbols (S) for Experts and Novices in (A) the Single Run and (B) the String Run


One-Back Task
Gap Detection Task
Averaged
N
L
S
N
L
S
N
L
S
(A) 
Accuracy 
 Expert 0.750 0.842 0.829 0.931 0.901 0.866 0.84 0.871 0.847 
 Novice 0.909 0.930 0.943 0.798 0.742 0.670 0.853 0.836 0.821 
RT (msec) 
 Expert 570.6 564.0 557.4 547.7 569.1 565.9 559.1 566.6 561.7 
 Novice 526.8 490.6 481.5 561.5 575.8 574.8 544.2 533.2 528.1 
 
(B) 
Accuracy 
 Expert 0.747 0.735 0.620 0.894 0.923 0.906 0.820 0.829 0.763 
 Novice 0.837 0.937 0.891 0.748 0.876 0.898 0.792 0.907 0.894 
RT (msec) 
 Expert 574.2 561.7 581.3 564.3 562.5 547.1 569.2 562.1 564.2 
 Novice 539.3 516.8 513.9 548.3 540.1 526.1 543.8 528.5 520.0 

One-Back Task
Gap Detection Task
Averaged
N
L
S
N
L
S
N
L
S
(A) 
Accuracy 
 Expert 0.750 0.842 0.829 0.931 0.901 0.866 0.84 0.871 0.847 
 Novice 0.909 0.930 0.943 0.798 0.742 0.670 0.853 0.836 0.821 
RT (msec) 
 Expert 570.6 564.0 557.4 547.7 569.1 565.9 559.1 566.6 561.7 
 Novice 526.8 490.6 481.5 561.5 575.8 574.8 544.2 533.2 528.1 
 
(B) 
Accuracy 
 Expert 0.747 0.735 0.620 0.894 0.923 0.906 0.820 0.829 0.763 
 Novice 0.837 0.937 0.891 0.748 0.876 0.898 0.792 0.907 0.894 
RT (msec) 
 Expert 574.2 561.7 581.3 564.3 562.5 547.1 569.2 562.1 564.2 
 Novice 539.3 516.8 513.9 548.3 540.1 526.1 543.8 528.5 520.0 

Data were shown separately for the one-back task (left columns), the gap detection task (middle columns), and the average for both tasks (right columns).

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