metacognition

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metacognition

(ˌmɛtəkɒɡˈnɪʃən)
n
(Psychology) psychol thinking about one's own mental processes
Translations
métacognition
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Therefore, the main focus of cognitive therapies is to identify, assess and alter negative thoughts or beliefs to modify associated dysfunction of mood and behaviour.7 A contemporary explanation of generic cognitive processing style proposes that dysfunctional beliefs begin with dysfunctional information processing in line with the metacognitive theoretical perspectives.8
Thus, due to its paramount significance, this study would analyse the associationof reading self-efficacy with metacognitive reading strategies among Saudi Preparatory-Year-Programme (PYP) students.
Pintrich, Smith, Garcia, and McKeachie (1991) analyzed the learning strategies of learners that might be categorized into three basic aspects; cognitive, resource management and metacognitive strategies.
Metacognitive awareness was first defined by Flavell (1979) as the knowledge about one's cognitive processes, and the ability to control or regulate these cognitive processes.
Ina study published in Learning & Behavior, researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences explored whether dogs have metacognitive abilities--the ability to "know what one knows"--and in particular whether they are aware of what information they have learned and whether they need more information.
In fact, there are numerous researches related to effectiveness of metacognitive strategies on academic achievement but little is known about simultaneous influence of metacognitive strategies and teaching styles on study habits.
Designing one's classroom teaching which caters effectively to varying cognitive styles of students and appropriately addresses depth and dimensions of subjects to be taught, is an important metacognitive strategy, which can shift the focus of learning from resource to its source of learning and enable students to learn.
Wells' s metacognitive model of OCD (3) emphasizes beliefs about the importance and meaning of thoughts, the need to control thoughts, and the need to perform rituals to prevent dreaded consequences.
Elsayed Elkhamisi, presented a scientific research on the deficiency levels of executive functions and metacognitive processes in autistic children.
From an exogenous point of view, we focus on one particular aspect of the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur's metacognitive processes, a concept that we will expand upon in this paper, and suggest that it constitutes a key aspect of the functioning of small and entrepreneurial firms.
The rationale for ATT emphasises the development of metacognitive control in which the individual is directed to relate to any spontaneous thoughts or intrusions as they might relate to the sounds in the environment and to control attention as instructed without dealing with or attempting to attenuate such experiences.
Despite the importance of effective decision-making in all aspects of life, Its currently unclear how our metacognitive system operates and how common factors such as sleepiness and tiredness, Well known to induce fragmentation of cognition, Influence our metacognitive abilities.