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    Metacognition: pre-verbal infants adapt their behaviour to their knowledge states

    Gliga, Teodora and Southgate, Victoria (2016) Metacognition: pre-verbal infants adapt their behaviour to their knowledge states. Current Biology 26 (22), pR1191-pR1193. ISSN 0960-9822.

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    Abstract

    Metacognitive abilities, such as knowing we know something or that we made the wrong decision, can be powerful tools for adapting behaviour and accelerating learning. Apes, dolphins, and even rats demonstrate some such abilities; a new study provides evidence that human infants can too.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Science > Psychological Sciences
    Research Centre: Brain and Cognitive Development, Centre for (CBCD)
    Depositing User: Teodora Gliga
    Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2016 13:52
    Last Modified: 02 Dec 2016 11:44
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/16466

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