Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Psychology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Mastering Science with Metacognitive and Self-Regulatory Strategies: A Teacher-Researcher Dialogue of Practical Applications for Adolescent Students
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.My Loving Relationships
02.Our Loving Relationship
03.Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Applications
04.Body Image Deviation in Chronic Schizophrenia
05.Literature Reviews in Sport Psychology
06.Borderline Personality Disorder in the Medical Setting: Unmasking and Managing the Difficult Patient
07.Psychology of Intelligence Analysis
08.Psychological Scientific Perspectives on Out of Body and Near Death Experiences
09.Trends in Exercise and Health Research
10.Behavioral Theories and Interventions for Autism
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Metacognition: New Research Developments
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Metacognition: New Research Developments
Retail Price: $130.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Clayton B. Larson
Book Description:
Metacognition refers to higher order thinking which involves active control over the cognitive processes engaged in learning. Activities such as planning how to approach a given learning task, monitoring comprehension, and evaluating progress toward the completion of a task are metacognitive in nature. Because metacognition plays a critical role in successful learning, it is important to study metacognitive activity and development to determine how students can be taught to better apply their cognitive resources through metacognitive control."Metacognition" is often simply defined as "thinking about thinking." In actuality, defining metacognition is not that simple. Although the term has been part of the vocabulary of educational psychologists for the last couple of decades, and the concept for as long as humans have been able to reflect on their cognitive experiences, there is much debate over exactly what metacognition is. One reason for this confusion is the fact that there are several terms currently used to describe the same basic phenomenon (e.g., self-regulation, executive control), or an aspect of that phenomenon (e.g., meta-memory), and these terms are often used interchangeably in the literature. While there are some distinctions between definitions, all emphasize the role of executive processes in the overseeing and regulation of cognitive processes. This new book presents the latest research in the field.

We’ve partnered with Copyright Clearance Center to make it easy for you to request permissions to reuse Nova content.
For more information, click here or click the "Get Permission" button below to link directly to this book on Copyright Clearance Center's website.

Table of Contents:

The Importance of Cultivating A Meta-Discourse in Deliberate Support of Metacognition;pp. 1-22
(Stuart Rowlands, School of Mathematics & Statistics, Drake Circus,
Plymouth, Devon, PL)

Metacognition in Animals;pp. 23-41
(Michael J. Beran, Language Research Center, Georgia State Univ., Mariana V. C. Coutinho, Dept. of Psychology, State Univ. at BuffaloJustin J. Couchman, Joseph Boomer, David A. Washburn, Dept. of Psychology and Language Research Center, Georgia State Univ., J. David Smith, Dept. of Psychology, State Univ. at Buffalo)

Metacognition and Metamovement: Links between Cognition and Motor Function in Parkinson’s disease;pp. 43-58
(Johnson, A. M, Bachelor of Health Sciences Program, The Univ. of Western Ontario, Armieri, A., Health and rehabilitation Sciences, The Univ. of Western Ontario, Holmes, J. D., School of Occupational Therapy, The Univ. of Western Ontario, et al.)

Metacognition and Reactive/Regulative Aspects of Temperament in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder;pp. 59-76
(E. Brunfaut, Anxiety and Depression Unit, Belgium, L. Claes, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Research Group on Clinical Assessment and Psychopathology K. Demyttenaere, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Centre for the Psychology of Learning and Experimental Psychopathology, et al.)

The Effect of Metamemory on Memory Performance: A Test of a Structural Model;pp. 77-94
(Isabelle Fort, Centre for Research on Psychology of Cognition, Language and Emotion (Psycle), Aix-Marseille Univ., Kamel Gana, Dept. of Psychology, Nancy, France)

Metacognitive Knowledge about Intelligence: The Multiple Intelligence and Entity/Incremental Theories According to Naive Conceptions; pp. 95-104
(Alessandro Antonietti, Manuela Cantoia and Francis Galli, Dept. of Psychology, Catholic Univ. of the Sacred Heart, Milano)

Curiosity and Metacognition;pp. 105-116
(Jordan A. Litman, Univ. of South Florida, Psychology Dept., St. Petersburg, Florida)

Social Metacognition in Groups: Benefits, Difficulties, Learning and Teaching;pp. 117-136
(Ming Ming Chiu, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, Sze Wing Kuo, Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong)

The New Look in Metacognition: From Individual to Social, From Cognitiive to Affective;pp. 137-151
(Anastasia Efklides, Aristotle Univ. of Thessaloniki, Greece)

Using Structures and Open-Ended Procedures for Eliciting Data on Learners' Metacognitive Knowledge: A Qualitative Comparative Study; pp. 153-182
(Mia Victori, Angels Pinyana and Sarah Khan, University Autonoma de Barcelona. Spain)

Metacognition: Teacher Knowledge, Misconceptions, and Judgment of Relevance; pp. 183-202
(Nele McElvany, Max Planck Inst. for human Development, Berlin, Germany, Center for Educational Research)

Metacognition and Professional; Development of Secondary Education Science Teachers: a Case Study;pp. 203-222
(Carlos Banas, Ana Lopez, Secondary Education Science Teacher, Colegio OSCUS, Badajoz, Spain, Vicente Mellado, Constantino Ruiz, Dept. of Science and Mathematics Education, Faculty of Education, Univ. of Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain)

The Improvement of Students’ Self-Regulatory Behavior in Mathematics: The Impact of Mathematical Modeling;pp. 223-237
(Areti Panaoura, Frederick Univ., Nicosia, Cyprus)

Unawareness of Deficits in Alzheimer’s Disease through a Biopsychosocial Perspective;pp. 240-253
(Martina Amanzio, Diana M.E. Torta, Dept. of Psychology, Univ. of Turin, Italy)

Short Communications

Introspection, Meditation and Metacognition: How aware or Unaware of Myself can I Be?;pp. 256-263
(Stephen J. Gould, Baruch College, The City Univ. Of New York)

Index pp.265-281

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 281.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-780-9
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Customers who bought this product also purchased
Covered Bonds: Features and Proposals
Covered Bonds: Features and Proposals
Educational Change
Educational Change
Handbook of Lifelong Learning Developments
Handbook of Lifelong Learning Developments
Space Science: New Research
Space Science: New Research
The Uncharted Path from Clinic-Based to Community-Based Research
The Uncharted Path from Clinic-Based to Community-Based Research
Stem Cell Applications in Diseases
Stem Cell Applications in Diseases
Special Focus Titles
01.Heart Failure: What a Non-Heart Failure Specialist Needs to Know
02.Bottle-Feeding: Perceptions, Practices, and Health Outcomes
03.Between Success and Failure: Assessment of Aspirations and Risk (CD Included)
04.Understanding Left and Right: An Illustrated Guide to the Political Divide
05.Phytoremediation: Methods, Management and Assessment
06.“Waste-to-Profit” (W-t-P): Value added Products to Generate Wealth for a Sustainable Economy. Volume 1
07.The Impact and Implications of Crisis: A Comprehensive Approach Combining Elements of Health and Society
08.When "We" Are Stressed: A Dyadic Approach to Coping with Stressful Events
09.The Man Brand: Why Public Campaigns Hide Half of Intimate Partner Violence
10.The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and Containing Many Speeches, Letters and Telegrams Hitherto Unpublished. Volume One
11.Life of Charles Dickens
12.The Inventions and Discoveries of the World’s Most Famous Scientists

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2018

Metacognition: New Research Developments