Feeling of knowing in memory and problem solving.

@article{Metcalfe1986FeelingOK,
  title={Feeling of knowing in memory and problem solving.},
  author={J. Metcalfe},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition},
  year={1986},
  volume={12},
  pages={288-294}
}
  • J. Metcalfe
  • Published 1986
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition
This study investigates feelings of knowing for problem solving and memory. In Experiment 1 subjects judged their feelings of knowing to trivia questions they had been unable to answer, then performed a multiple-choice recognition test In a second task, subjects gave feeling-of-knowing judgments for "insight" problems to which they did not immediately know the answers. Later, they were given 5 mia to solve each problem. In contrast to the positive correlation found in the memory task, the… Expand

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