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Table 9 Numbers of weA forms in single-author papers

From: The extent to which the passive voice is used in the scientific journal article, 1985–2015

  1985 1995 2005 2015
Series A
 Material 1 - - -
 Mental 4 1 60 -
 Relational - 3 9 -
 Verbal - - 16 -
Series B
 Material -- - - -
 Mental 16 - - -
 Relational 3 - - -
 Verbal 2 1 - -