Metacognition: Pre-verbal Infants Adapt Their Behaviour to Their Knowledge States

Teodora Gliga, Victoria Southgate

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R1191-R1193
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume26
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2016
Externally publishedYes

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