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Table 1 Repeatability (RA) with 95% confidence interval (CI) for each personality and cognitive trait

From: A behavioural syndrome, but less evidence for a relationship with cognitive traits in a spatial orientation context

Personality/cognitive trait Behavioural test Confounding factors N RA 95% CI p value
Activity Open Field generation + generation2 186/96 0.404 ± 0.086 [0.226, 0.552] <0.001
Y Maze - 184/96 0.598 ± 0.064 [0.456, 0.705] <0.001
Boldness Scare Test - 94/56 0.256 ± 0.145 [0.000, 0.534] <0.001
Open Field trial number + observer 186/96 0.319 ± 0.097 [0.115, 0.502] <0.001
Exploration Novel Object housing condition 131/69 0.328 ± 0.113 [0.097, 0.531] <0.001
Novel Environment trial number 119/60 0.221 ± 0.119 [0.000, 0.432] <0.001
Spatial recognition Y Maze - 184/96 0.200 ± 0.104 [0.000, 0.429] 0.002
Spatial learning performance Spatial Orientation Task trial number 110/57 0.127 ± 0.116 [0.000, 0.382] 0.042
Decision accuracy Spatial Orientation Task - 102/56 0.125 ± 0.122 [0.000, 0.411] 1.000
Decision speed Spatial Orientation Task observer + run number 1156/56 0.263 ± 0.027 [0.211, 0.313] <0.001
  1. Generation was fitted as a quadratic function. Sample sizes (N) are given as observations/individuals. Significant repeatability values are marked bold