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Metacognition in decision making

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Humans effortlessly and accurately judge their subjective probability of being correct in a given decision, leading to the view that metacognition is integral to decision making. This thesis reports a series of experiments assessing people’s confidence and error-detection judgements. These different types of metacognitive judgements are highly similar with regard to their methodology, but have been studied largely separately. I provide data indicating that these judgements are fundamentall...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Research group:
Attention & Cognitive Control Lab
Oxford college:
University College
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Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2015
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-08-12

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