Where is the "meta" in animal metacognition?

  title={Where is the "meta" in animal metacognition?},
  author={Nate Kornell},
  journal={Journal of comparative psychology},
  volume={128 2},
Apes, dolphins, and some monkeys seem to have metacognitive abilities: They can accurately evaluate the likelihood that their response in cognitive task was (or will be) correct. These certainty judgments are seen as significant because they imply that animals can evaluate internal cognitive states, which may entail meaningful self-reflection. But little research has investigated what is being reflected upon: Researchers have assumed that when animals make metacognitive judgments they evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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