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Effects of age on metacognitive efficiency.

Abstract:

Humans have a capacity to become aware of thoughts and behaviours known as metacognition. Metacognitive efficiency refers to the relationship between subjective reports and objective behaviour. Understanding how this efficiency changes as we age is important because poor metacognition can lead to negative consequences, such as believing one is a good driver despite a recent spate of accidents. We quantified metacognition in two cognitive domains, perception and memory, in healthy adults betwe...

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Palmer, EC More by this author
Fleming, SM More by this author
Publisher:
Academic Press Inc.
Journal:
Consciousness and cognition
Volume:
28
Issue:
1
Pages:
151-160
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1090-2376
ISSN:
1053-8100
URN:
uuid:87b5808b-03a3-4e61-90b6-875d47aa2102
Source identifiers:
478353
Local pid:
pubs:478353
Language:
English
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