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Table 2 Means (SDs) for verb and object broken down by language, after exlusion of potentially frequency-sensitive responders

From: Experimental ordinary language philosophy: a cross-linguistic study of defeasible default inferences

  Visual Non-visual
Look Appear Seem Look Appear Seem
English .72 (.23)*** .69 (.27)*** .63 (.26)** .46 (.24) .55 (.29) .44 (.28)
German .74 (.27)*** .77 (.28)*** .69 (.30)** .59 (.34) .68 (.31)** .57 (.32)
Japanese .59 (.28)* .60 (.31)* .68 (.26)*** .59 (.29)* .58 (.27)* .55 (.27)
  1. English (N = 44), German (N = 35), Japanese (N = 64). Significant one-sample t-tests (test value of .5) are indicated (*p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001)