**Table 1 Results from partial correlation tests: EF scores and model-coefficients of F1 and F2: Bold indicates p<.05, and italic indicates p<.1**

| F1 | | F2 | |

<Female> | Estimate | p-value | Estimate | p-value |

2-BackACC: Targ. | 0.131 | 0.551 | 0.228 | 0.293 |

3-BackACC: Targ. | -0.007 | 0.972 | 0.005 | 0.981 |

Stroop (RT) | -0.172 | 0.430 | -0.199 | 0.361 |

Stroop (ACC) | -0.380 | 0.073 | -0.099 | 0.652 |

TMT_Num-Let. | 0.374 | 0.078 | 0.076 | 0.728 |

<Male> | Estimate | p-value | Estimate | p-value |

2-BackACC: Targ. | 0.024 | 0.907 | 0.443 | 0.026 |

3-BackACC: Targ. | -0.248 | 0.230 | 0.012 | 0.954 |

Stroop (RT) | -0.047 | 0.823 | -0.477 | 0.015 |

Stroop (ACC) | -0.057 | 0.785 | 0.076 | 0.717 |

TMT_Num-Let. | 0.151 | 0.469 | -0.100 | 0.632 |