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Correction: Atheists and Agnostics Are More Reflective than Religious Believers: Four Empirical Studies and a Meta-Analysis

  • Gordon Pennycook,
  • Robert M. Ross,
  • Derek J. Koehler,
  • Jonathan A. Fugelsang

Correction: Atheists and Agnostics Are More Reflective than Religious Believers: Four Empirical Studies and a Meta-Analysis

  • Gordon Pennycook, 
  • Robert M. Ross, 
  • Derek J. Koehler, 
  • Jonathan A. Fugelsang
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There is an error in one of the correlations (r) between Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT) performance and belief in God in Table 6, Fig 3 and Fig 4. The correct correlation, from Gervais [5], is -.16. Please see the corrected Table 6, Fig 3 and Fig 4 below.

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Table 6. Summary of studies reporting a correlation (r) between a behavioral measure of analytic thinking and religiosity (variously measured).

Significant correlations are in bold.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176586.t001

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Fig 3. Forest plot of random effect meta-analysis showing effect sizes (r) for the association between religious belief scales and performance on the CRT.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176586.g001

Reference

  1. 1. Pennycook G, Ross RM, Koehler DJ, Fugelsang JA (2016) Atheists and Agnostics Are More Reflective than Religious Believers: Four Empirical Studies and a Meta-Analysis. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0153039. pmid:27054566