metacognition

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metacognition

(ˌmɛtəkɒɡˈnɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) psychol thinking about one's own mental processes
Translations
métacognition
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Many factors affect a person's readiness, such as negative metacognitions, lack of self-knowledge, or complexities within the decision-making process.
To begin, the career adviser showed Anna the CIP pyramid (Sampson, Peterson, Lenz, & Reardon, 1992; see Figure 1) and explained the importance of each domain: self-knowledge, options knowledge, decision making, and metacognitions.
The relationship among metacognitions, attentional control, and state anxiety.
Parental overprotection and metacognitions as predictors of worry and anxiety.
A purpose-centered approach to career development recognizes the importance of metacognitions and the role they play in regulating students' career decision-making I strategies and pursuit of a purposeful career.
The authors present five key elements that reinforce the development of purpose, including identity, self-efficacy, metacognition, culture, and service.
CIP theory includes four main career choice components: knowledge about self, knowledge about options, decision making, and metacognitions (how one thinks about one's decision making).
In the psychological field, metacognition has been an object of study since the 1970's (cf.