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Lisa Son
Associate Professor (Barnard College)

General Area of Research

Metacognition; Optimal learning; Development; Knowing not

Relevant Publications

Son, L. K., & Sethi, R. (2007). Metacognitive Control and Optimal Learning, Cognitive Science.

Kornell, N., Son, L. K., & Terrace, H. S. (2007). Transfer of Metacognitive Skills and Hint Seeking in Monkeys. Psychological Science.

Son, L. K., & Metcalfe, J. (2005). Judgments of Learning: Evidence for a Two-Stage Model. Memory & Cognition, 33, 1116-1129.

Son, L. K. (2005). Metacognitive control: Children’s short-term versus long-term study strategies. Journal of General Psychology, 132, 347-363.

Son, L. K., & Kornell, N. (2005). Meta-confidence judgments in rhesus macaques: Explicit versus implicit mechanisms. In Terrace, H. S. & Metcalfe, J. (Eds.), The Missing Link in Cognition: Origins of Self-Knowing Consciousness. Oxford University Press. [Click here for a review by Clive Wynn]

Courses Frequently Taught

  • PSYC BC3372 Comparative Cognition Seminar
  • PSYC BC1113 Cognitive Psychology
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Columbia University
Psychology Dept.
415F Milbank
3900 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Phone: 212-854-0114

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