METACOGNITION

is the hypothetical ability to become conscious of ones own cognitive processes and hence have the ability to attempt to control them.

METACOGNITION: "The process of metacognition implies that an individual is aware of their own cognitive processes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "METACOGNITION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/metacognition/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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