What Is Metacognition and How It Can Help You

Our ability to think about thinking is called metacognition

You become instantly happy when you become aware of a brilliant idea in your mind. Image by Tumisu

Metacognition is thinking about thinking or knowing about knowing. It is becoming aware of your awareness.

John Flavell, a Developmental Psychologist, in the 1970s, gave this name to the idea that people can become aware of their ability to think.

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Dew Langrial

Dew Langrial

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Living life in awe of it all. Hoping to make sense. A Thinker, Writer & Storyteller. Working on my tech startup.