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The Journal of Community Health Management


An age and gender-based analysis of ‘Metacognitive Awareness Inventory’ (MCAI) among first-year MBBS students from a Central Indian medical college


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Author Details : B N Mishra, Naveen K S Panwar*, Priyanka Barjatya, D S Chouhan, S C. Mohapatna

Volume : 6, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 77-81


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Abstract

Introduction: Cognition includes all mental processes and abilities which help to generate new knowledge through activities like memory, attention, reasoning, learning, and solving problems. Meta-cognition is a subdivision of cognition. It is an awareness and understanding of one’s own cognitive process.
Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional pre-sensitized study was done among first-year medical students of a medical college in central India. Out of 150 students, 127 participants provided valid information. ‘Meta-cognitive awareness inventory’ consisting of 52 questions was used. Data analysis was done by SPSS version 20 and ‘P’ value was set at <0>
Result: The sample was subjected to one-sample t-test. Both the dependant variables i.e. age and gender of the participants demonstrated a highly significant association (p < 0>
Conclusion: Students of less than 20 years of age and from female sex were found to have a stronger association with the cognitive process on meta-cognitive awareness inventory scale, which enables one’s ability for evaluation of critical thinking, learning skills, goal settings, assessment of learning strategies and performance errors.

Keywords: Metacognitive awareness inventory, Age, Gender, Medical students.

Doi : 10.18231/j.jchm.2019.018

How to cite : Mishra B N, Panwar N K S, Barjatya P, Chouhan D S, Mohapatna S C, An age and gender-based analysis of ‘Metacognitive Awareness Inventory’ (MCAI) among first-year MBBS students from a Central Indian medical college. J Community Health Manag 2019;6(3):77-81

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