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2014-07-26 04:59:39

Contrary to previous assumptions, researchers find that preschoolers are able to gauge the strength of their memories and make decisions based on their self-assessments. The study findings are published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

2014-06-24 23:16:36

Big Data Toolkit Makes Competency-Based Learning Authentic and Scalable by Measuring Learners’ Metacognitive Responses to Instruction and Assessment Worcester,

2014-03-28 23:03:47

LearningRx brain training center offers three tips to help evaluate reading comprehension skills at home. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) March 28, 2014

Chimps May Be Able To ‘Think About Thinking’
2013-04-04 07:50:22

Metacognition, or the ability to think about thinking, is not an ability solely limited to humans according to a new study. A new study reveals that chimpanzees, humans' closest relatives, also appear to have the ability.

2012-03-22 22:58:39

Do animals have reflective minds able to self-regulate perception, reasoning, memory?

2011-07-06 15:14:13

In the first study of its kind in an animal species that has not passed a critical test of self-recognition, cognitive psychologist Justin J. Couchman of the University at Buffalo has demonstrated that rhesus monkeys have a sense of self-agency -- the ability to understand that they are the cause of certain actions -- and possess a form of self awareness previously not attributed to them.

2010-11-08 00:00:49

Study Shows Orton-Gillingham Curriculum Benefits Students A short-term study of an Orton-Gillingham curriculum implemented with first, second, third and fourth graders in a reading remediation program demonstrates age equivalent gains of up to 3 years and 6 months.

2010-08-02 21:06:22

Effective reading requires recognizing words and also understanding what they mean.

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2010-03-24 10:43:53

Study suggests nonhuman animals also have metacognitive abilities - they know about what they have seen.


Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.