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Emotional intelligence: in search of an elusive construct.
These data provide controvertible evidence for the existence of a separate Emotion Perception factor that (perhaps) represents the ability to monitor another individual's emotions, narrower than that postulated within current models of emotional intelligence. Expand
The Role of Individual Differences in the Accuracy of Confidence Judgments
The present results suggest that there are multiple causes of miscalibration, which current models of over- and underconfidence fail to encompass. Expand
Complexity, Metacognition, and Fluid Intelligence
Abstract From among five tests of fluid intelligence employed in this study, two (Swaps and Triplet Numbers) were designed to investigate increases in complexity and difficulty. This was accomplishedExpand
Self-confidence and metacognitive processes
This paper examines the status of Self-confidence trait. Two studies strongly suggest that Self-confidence is a component of metacognition. In the first study, participants (N=132) were administeredExpand
Unforgiving Confucian culture: A breeding ground for high academic achievement, test anxiety and self-doubt?
Abstract This paper reviews findings from several studies that contribute to our understanding of cross-cultural differences in academic achievement, anxiety and self-doubt. The focus is onExpand
Confidence: A better predictor of academic achievement than self-efficacy, self-concept and anxiety?
Abstract In this paper we report the results from a study that assessed confidence together with scales measuring self-belief – i.e., self-efficacy, different kinds of self-concepts, and anxiety –Expand
Ecological and person-oriented aspects of metacognitive processes in test-taking.
This study examines critical aspects of both the ecological and the person-oriented accounts of observed biases in confidence judgements on tests of cognitive abilities. These biases reflectExpand
Higher-order structure of noncognitive constructs and prediction of PISA 2003 mathematics achievement
The present study investigates higher-order factor structure among fifteen primary variables selected from four broad noncognitive domains of academic self-beliefs, motivation, learning strategy, andExpand
Self-confidence and performance on tests of cognitive abilities
Abstract This study investigates individual differences in confidence judgments made by subjects on the accuracy of their answers to psychological test items. A measure of reasoning ability (theExpand
Noncognitive predictors of intelligence and academic achievement : An important role of confidence
Abstract Recent evidence about the relationship between cognitive tests and psychological noncognitive variables is reviewed. Noncognitive measures can be ordered with respect to their predictiveExpand