Balance Scale Data

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Description

Balance scale data of four distance items from 779 participants; participants ages are included.

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Format

A data frame with 779 observations on the following variables. The full dataset is described and analyzed extensively in Jansen & Van der Maas (2002). The trichotomous data are left, balance, right. The dichotomous version of the data is scored correct, incorrect.

sex

Participants sex.

agedays

Age in days.

age

Age in years.

t1

Trichotomously scored distance item.

t2

Trichotomously scored distance item.

t3

Trichotomously scored distance item.

t4

Trichotomously scored distance item.

d1

Dichotomously scored distance item.

d2

Dichotomously scored distance item.

d3

Dichotomously scored distance item.

d4

Dichotomously scored distance item.

Source

Brenda Jansen & Han van der Maas (2002). The development of children's rule use on the balance scale task. Journal of experimental Child Psychology, 81, p. 383-416.

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