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Agency and confidence: on the function of metacognition in action

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Throughout the history of psychology, a lively debate has surrounded people’s ability—known as metacognition—to represent, reflect upon, and control their own thoughts. This debate has taken many forms, from questioning whether it is even possible to be both subject and object of observation in the first place, to discussing whether, if so, subjective experience is worth studying experimentally. The cognitive revolution and the associated resurgence in focus on the workings of the so-calle...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6405-5022

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Sub department:
Experimental Psychology
Oxford college:
University College
Role:
Supervisor
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+3 studentship
Funding agency for:
Ben Yehuda, M
Grant:
1637964
1637964
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2020-08-27

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