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Metacognition and Education

  • By: Keith W. Thiede & John Dunlosky
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Lying in bed, Kendall is doing science homework. Kendall usually enjoys science and believes she can succeed on most of her classwork. She is particularly motivated to learn the planets, because her fifth-grade teacher has just discussed the solar system. Kendall ...