Blurring boundaries: Effects of device features on metacognitive evaluations

  title={Blurring boundaries: Effects of device features on metacognitive evaluations},
  author={K. A. Hamilton and M. Yao},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
  • K. A. Hamilton, M. Yao
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Comput. Hum. Behav.
  • Abstract Many emerging technologies, such as our smartphones and computers, extend the capabilities of our cognitive systems by serving as external memory and sources of information. Despite such positive impacts, the increasingly ubiquitous human-computer partnership may fundamentally alter the ways in which humans perceive and evaluate themselves. This study examines features of technological devices that influence evaluations of personal knowledge (i.e., knowledge "in the head"). In two… CONTINUE READING
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