Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience


Annika Boldt

Dr Annika Boldt

Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow 

Metacognition & Executive Functions Group 


Annika Bold

Current Research and Interest

I am interested in how the human brain is capable of forming metacognitive judgements. Metacognition is usually defined as thinking about one’s own thoughts and actions. This important and ubiquitous ability serves to optimise behaviour in countless situations, ensuring that we have control over what we are doing. If we lose control, metacognitive warning signals ensure the additional allocation of attentional resources.

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