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Table 2 Study 5: Mean and median descriptiveness rankings of desk-based action identities

From: Is sitting invisible? Exploring how people mentally represent sitting

Action identity Factor label (from Study 4) Mean rank (SD) Median rank
Working Work responsibilities 3.78 (2.71) 3
Doing my job Work responsibilities 4.27 (2.77) 3
Getting my work done Work responsibilities 4.38 (2.51) 4
Using my computer Procedural activities 4.67 (2.40) 5
Processing information Information processing 5.24 (2.39) 5
Organising information Information processing 5.91 (2.47) 6
Typing Procedural activities 6.28 (2.35) 7
Looking at my monitor Procedural activities 6.50 (2.65) 7
Sitting Procedural activities 6.72 (3.63) 8
Honouring my employment contract Economic impact 7.25 (2.84) 8