Table 6: Mean percentages of selections of the same animal as on the introductory page, as a function of trial type (dissimilar versus similar word) and condition (prefix versus suffix) in Experiment 2. in each group (standard deviations in parentheses).

Prefix Suffix
(e.g., kostug) (e.g., stugko)

Dissimilar word trials (manse on introductory page)Children10.9 (27.6)12.5 (28.4)
Adults6.2 (16.8)6.2 (21.1)
Similar word trials (stug on introductory page)Children60.9 (41.6)71.9 (38.0)
Adults73.4 (40.1)81.2 (35.4)