Thinking About Thinking

Peter Chapman
4 min readJun 14, 2021

In my last essay, I talked about the importance of physical self-awareness. In this essay, I want to explore another aspect of self-awareness that’s important: metacognition.

Metacognition is the act of “thinking about thinking,” paying attention to your own thought processes. Because my clients are interested in becoming better problem-solvers, we tend to invest quite a lot of time in cataloging and refining how they…

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