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Metacognition : Cognitive and Social Dimensions - Vincent Y. A. Yzerbyt


Cognitive and Social Dimensions

By: Vincent Y. A. Yzerbyt (Editor), Guy Lories (Editor), Benoit Dardenne (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1998
ISBN: 9780761952596
Number Of Pages: 272

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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.<P></P><P>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</P>

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From Social Cognition to Metacognition
Illusions of Knowing
The Link between Knowledge and Metaknowledge
Rapid Feeling-of-Knowing
A Strategy Selection Mechanism
The Feeling-of-Knowing as a Judgement
Knowing Thyself and Others
Progress in Metacognitive Social Psychology
Social Influence on Memory
Beliefs, Confidence and the Widows Ademoski
On Knowing What We Know about Others
Social Judgeability Concerns in Impression Formation
The Consciousness of Social Beliefs
A Program of Research on Stereotyping and Prejudice
Protecting Our Minds
The Role of Lay Beliefs
The Metacognition of Bias Correction
Naive Theories of Bias and The Flexible Correction Model
Correction and Metacognition
Are People Naive Dogmatists or Naive Empiricists during Social Judgements
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ISBN: 9780761952596
ISBN-10: 0761952594
Series: Latin America Otherwise: Languages, Empires, Nations
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st June 1998
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.42
Weight (kg): 0.38

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