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Table 5 Correlations of manipulation check variables for sham meditation and mindfulness meditation groups

From: A randomised active-controlled trial to examine the effects of an online mindfulness intervention on executive control, critical thinking and key thinking dispositions in a university student sample

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
1. Meditation Quantity 1 −0.16 0.06 0.21 0.00 0.03 0.28 −0.01 0.01 0.16 0.16
2. Week 2 TAM Ease 0.60* 1 0.56 0.19 0.31 0.23 0.38 0.66** 0.39 −0.13 0.52
3, Week 4 TAM Ease 0.59** 0.59 1 −0.35 0.20 −0.36 −0.03 0.16 0.24 0.21 0.08
4. Week 2 TAM Enjoyment 0.01 0.23 0.22 1 0.31 0.42 0.38 0.32 −0.06 0.33 0.45
5. Week 4 TAM Enjoyment 0.34* 0.50 0.58* 0.56 1 −0.04 0.12 0.00 −0.29 0.22 0.14
6. Week 2 Satisfaction 0.09 0.31 0.09 0.76** 0.39 1 0.28 0.57* 0.02 0.40 0.32
7. Week 4 Satisfaction 0.13 −0.18 0.28 0.47 0.38* 0.66* 1 0.69* 0.18 0.46 0.23
8. Week 2 PMQ Perseverance 0.04 0.21 −0.25 0.24 −0.09 0.36 0.25 1 0.71* 0.02 0.29
9. Week 4 PMQ Perseverance 0.16 −0.51 0.26 −0.24 0.27 −0.42 0.34* 0.90** 1 0.35 −0.07
10. Week 2 PMQ Receptivity 0.25 0.33 0.03 0.01 −0.12 0.44 −0.08 0.20 −0.01 1 0.73**
11. Week 4 PMQ Receptivity −0.13 0.70* −0.07 −0.59 − 0.21 −0.13 − 0.19 −0.24 − 0.45** 0.73* 1
  1. Note: Bottom Left quadrant = Correlations for Sham Meditation Group. Top Right quadrant = Correlations for Mindfulness Meditation Group. TAM = Technology Acceptance Model; PMQ = Practice Quality – Mindfulness