Are Metacognition and Mindfulness related concepts?

This study was conducted to examine the primary theoretical relation between metacognition and mindfulness. 98 university students participated, the possible influence of their age and number ofeducation years on the concepts were also examined. A short version of the Metacognitive Awareness Inventory along with the Philadelphia Mindfulness Scale were employed to measure theconcepts. The results indicated that awareness, a central component of mindfulness wassignificantly related to metacognition. The results suggest that the concepts to some extent areinterrelated. Comparisons were made between students above, and below the median of age (22),and education years (1.5); no significant differences in metacognition or mindfulness were found.Neither were age…

Author: Mörck, Robin C.

Source: Orebro University

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