Metacognition is, put simply, thinking about one’s thinking. More precisely, it refers to the processes used to plan, monitor, and assess one’s understanding and performance. Metacognition includes a critical awareness of a) one’s thinking and learning and b) oneself as a thinker and learner.
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The key to understanding learning transfer is this: facts and topics do not transfer. By this I mean that facts and topics cannot be applied directly to a new situation.
Source: Impact the World: Strategies for Transferring Learning – Corwin Connect
In keeping with recent research, both focus and unfocus are vital. The brain operates optimally when it toggles between focus and unfocus, allowing you to develop resilience, enhance creativity, and make better decisions too.
“Unfocus” enhances resilience, creativity, and decision making.
Source: Your Brain Can Only Take So Much Focus