Accurate self-monitoring is an essential skill

10 April 2017

Claudia Roebers

Claudia Roebers, head of the Department of Developmental Psychology at the University of Bern, Switzerland, explains why young children believe that they can fly to the moon or hatch a dinosaur egg, how this over-confidence impacts their learning, why it is hard to improve self-assessment, and why accurate self-monitoring ultimately leads to a better quality of life.

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