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What Is Metacognition? 3 Benefits of Metacognitive Awareness

Written by MasterClass

Last updated: Apr 28, 2022 • 4 min read

Metacognitive thinking constitutes a conscious awareness of your own thoughts and mental processes. It means reflecting on your own memories, learning style, mental habits, daydreams, and other attributes of your daily conscious and subconscious thinking patterns. Learn more about what metacognition is and how you can employ it in your everyday life.