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Table 1 Mean Reaction Time (RT) (in Milliseconds) and Accuracy (ACC) for Simon Task and Language Group

From: Inhibitory and attentional control: the interaction between “professional activity” and bilingualism

     Lateral  
Language group No. of colors Center Congruent Incongruent Simon effect
   RT (ms) ACC (%) RT (ms) ACC (%) RT (ms) ACC (%)  
Monolingual         
(20) 2 570.67 (105.47) 0.99 (0.02) 648.04 (108.94) 0.98* (0.05) 578.85 (106.72) 1.00 (0.01) -69.18
  4 711.47 (174.72) 0.98 (0.04) 698.77 (160.12) 0.99 (0.02) 669.76 (118.64) 1.00 (0.01) -29.01
Bilingual         
(20) 2 517.44 (130.55) 0.98 (0.04) 571.57* (128.82) 0.96 (0.05) 533.90 (113.69) 0.99 (0.04) -37.67
  4 622.20* (159.64) 0.97 (0.04) 634.13 (129.10) 0.96 (0.05) 630.20 (157.08) 0.99 (0.02) -3.93
  1. Note. Source: Study data. Standard deviations are in parentheses
  2. *Statistically significant differences (p < 0.05)