Does metacognition necessarily involve metarepresentation ?
Against the view that metacognition is a capacity that parallels theory of mind, it is argued that metacognition need not involve metarepresentation, nor semantic forms of reflexivity, but only process-reflexivity, through which a task-specific system monitors its own internal feedback by using quantitative cues. Metacognitive activities, however, may be redescribed in metarepresentational, mentalistic terms in species endowed with a theory of mind
metacognition, metarepresentation, procedural reflexivity, [SHS.PHIL.EPISTEMO] Humanities and Social Sciences/Philosophy/domain_shs.phil.epistemo, [SHS.PHIL.MIND] Humanities and Social Sciences/Philosophy/domain_shs.phil.mind, [SHS.PHIL.ACTION] Humanities and Social Sciences/Philosophy/domain_shs.phil.action, [SCCO.COGDYNAMICS] Cognitive science/domain_scco.cogdynamics, [SCCO.ETHOLOGY] Cognitive science/domain_scco.ethology
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