metacognition

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noun meta·cog·ni·tion \-käg-ˈni-shən\

Definition of metacognition

  1. :  awareness or analysis of one's own learning or thinking processes research on metacognition … has demonstrated the value of monitoring one's own cognitive processes — Colette A. Daiute

1972

First Known Use of metacognition

1972


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