Metacognition: computation, biology and function

@article{Fleming2012MetacognitionCB,
  title={Metacognition: computation, biology and function},
  author={Stephen M. Fleming and Raymond J. Dolan and Chris D. Frith},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={367},
  pages={1280 - 1286}
}
  • S. Fleming, R. Dolan, C. Frith
  • Published 19 May 2012
  • Psychology
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Many complex systems maintain a self-referential check and balance. In animals, such reflective monitoring and control processes have been grouped under the rubric of metacognition. In this introductory article to a Theme Issue on metacognition, we review recent and rapidly progressing developments from neuroscience, cognitive psychology, computer science and philosophy of mind. While each of these areas is represented in detail by individual contributions to the volume, we take this… 

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