Metacognition

Cognitive and Social Dimensions

by Yzerbyt, Vincent Y.A.; Lories, Guy; Dardenne, Benoit

Description
Metacognition - cognitive processes that apply to themselves - is becoming increasingly recognized as a fundamental aspect of human psychology. In this broad-ranging book, internationally renowned authors show how a full analysis of human reasoning and behaviour requires an understanding of both cognitive and metacognitive activities.

Important insights from across social and cognitive psychology are drawn together to offer an unmatched overview of this major debate, and a number of key questions are addressed, including: Are metacognitive activities similar to standard cognitive processes, or do they represent a separate category? How do people reflect on their cognitive processes? Does our metacognitive knowledge affect o

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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: June 1998
  • English
  • 9781849208185 / 0761952594
  • United Kingdom
  • Primary Price: 29.99 GBP
  • Pages: 272
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications Ltd
  • Readership: Postgraduate
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: edited by Vincent Y. Yzerbyt, Guy Lories and Benoit Dardenne.
  • Page size: 24
  • Reference Code: BDZ0001366417