Teens are more likely to ignore advice than younger children, but only when the advice offered is bad. This is because teens are better at judging their own decisions, researchers say. The findings reveal the development of metacognition may be a key driver of developing independence during teenage years.
Researchers have identified specific brain functions that give you confidence that what you see is actually what you saw.
Researchers shed light on areas of the brain associated with metacognitive judgement.
A new study sheds light on the mechanisms behind metacognition and how we make sense of the world around us.
A new study provides insight into how overconfidence can lead to poor decision making.
Researchers report the web might be affecting how we think as people are less willing to rely on their knowledge when they have access to the internet.
A new study finds the ability to accurately reflect on perceptual experiences and the ability to accurately reflect on memory is unconnected, suggesting we have distinct introspective skills.