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The development of metacognitive ability in adolescence.

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Introspection, or metacognition, is the capacity to reflect on our own thoughts and behaviours. Here, we investigated how one specific metacognitive ability (the relationship between task performance and confidence) develops in adolescence, a period of life associated with the emergence of self-concept and enhanced self-awareness. We employed a task that dissociates objective performance on a visual task from metacognitive ability in a group of 56 participants aged between 11 and 41 years. Me...

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Fleming, SM More by this author
Dumontheil, I More by this author
Kilford, EJ More by this author
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Journal:
Consciousness and cognition
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
264-271
Publication date:
2013-03-05
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EISSN:
1090-2376
ISSN:
1053-8100
URN:
uuid:a01cf360-8e52-4a68-ad8d-1222258f3ade
Source identifiers:
384361
Local pid:
pubs:384361

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