Probing for relevance: What metacognition tells us about the power of consciousness

Consciousness and Cognition 9 (2):172-177 (2000)
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Metacognitive attitudes can affect behavior but do they do so, as Koriat claims, because they enhance voluntary control? This Commentary makes a case for saying that metacognitive consciousness may enhance not control but subjective predictability and may be best studied by examining not just healthy, well-integrated cognizers, but victims of multilevel mental disorders

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