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What is Metacognition? - Make Me Better

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“Higher-order thinking that enables understanding, analysis, and control of one’s cognitive processes, especially when engaged in learning.”

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To become an independent thinker, you must be able to look at a situation and challenge what you believe about it.

Having the mental strength to analyze your thoughts about a situation is an essential first step to metacognition.

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The vast majority of tasks that a learner faces will be multi-layered. This means that there’s not always a simple solution to the problem they encounter.

Within metacognition, you can reflect on things that have worked in the past and apply learned logic to try and solve the pr...

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If a learner has metacognitive capabilities, they can control what they think about a particular situation and develop an appropriate action that ensures they’re not overstimulated.

This always results in higher performance, as the learner has not taken...

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