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Metacognition in human decision-making: confidence and error monitoring.

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People are capable of robust evaluations of their decisions: they are often aware of their mistakes even without explicit feedback, and report levels of confidence in their decisions that correlate with objective performance. These metacognitive abilities help people to avoid making the same mistakes twice, and to avoid overcommitting time or resources to decisions that are based on unreliable evidence. In this review, we consider progress in characterizing the neural and mechanistic basis of...

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10.1098/rstb.2011.0416

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences More from this journal
Volume:
367
Issue:
1594
Pages:
1310-1321
Publication date:
2012-05-01
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1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
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English
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2012-12-19

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