An important type of learning is learning about our own
thought or cognitive processes. This reflects metacognition.
What is metacognition?
Metacognition is the understanding and awareness of
one's own mental or cognitive processes.
There are many possible examples of metacognition.
These examples may help to gain a better understanding of
the concept. Below are some examples of metacognition:
1. A person learns about his or her own style of learning.
2. A person learns about what things help him or her to
remember facts, names, and events.
3. A person becomes aware of his or her own biases in
4. A person learns about what strategies are the most
effective in solving certain problems.