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Erratum: Balconi, M.; et al. Evidences from Rewarding System, FRN and P300 Effect in Internet-Addiction in Young People SHORT TITLE: Rewarding System and EEG in Internet-Addiction Brain Sciences 2017, 7, 81
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Metacognitive Precursors: An Analysis in Children with Different Disabilities

Department of Health Science, University of Burgos, 09001 Burgos, Castilla y Leon, Spain
Department of Psychology, University of Valladolid, 47002 Valladolid, Castilla y León, Spain
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Brain Sci. 2017, 7(10), 136;
Received: 23 August 2017 / Revised: 12 October 2017 / Accepted: 18 October 2017 / Published: 21 October 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Neurological Research on Learning, Reward and Decision Making)
The analysis of Metacognitive skills is a key element to guide the learning process. Current research has shown the initiation of these skills from an early age. The present study had two aims: (1) to validate a Scale Measuring Precursor Metacognitive Skills (SMPMS) in children with diverse disabilities, and (2) to study possible significant different between different disabilities in precursor metacognitive skill use. We worked with 87 children with different disabilities, with an average age range of 24–37 months. The results have shown high indicators of reliability and validity of the SMPMS. We isolated two factors related to cognitive and metacognitive and self-regulation skills response to an adult. We also found significant differences in the acquisition of metacognitive and self-regulation skills among children with global developmental retardation as compared to children with expressive language and comprehension disability. View Full-Text
Keywords: metacognition; precursors; validation scale; disabilities metacognition; precursors; validation scale; disabilities
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Sáiz Manzanares, M.C.; Carbonero Martín, M.Á. Metacognitive Precursors: An Analysis in Children with Different Disabilities. Brain Sci. 2017, 7, 136.

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