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Relating inter-individual differences in metacognitive performance on different perceptual tasks.

Abstract:

Human behavior depends on the ability to effectively introspect about our performance. For simple perceptual decisions, this introspective or metacognitive ability varies substantially across individuals and is correlated with the structure of focal areas in prefrontal cortex. This raises the possibility that the ability to introspect about different perceptual decisions might be mediated by a common cognitive process. To test this hypothesis, we examined whether inter-individual differences ...

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Fleming, SM More by this author
Schwarzkopf, DS More by this author
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Journal:
Consciousness and cognition
Volume:
20
Issue:
4
Pages:
1787-1792
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1090-2376
ISSN:
1053-8100
URN:
uuid:31fb2086-07a9-475c-8159-7d3eac6bd7f2
Source identifiers:
364373
Local pid:
pubs:364373

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