Metacognition and Learning is the only journal that specializes in research on metacognition and self-regulation.  The journal brings together researchers that have been working hitherto on separate islands of different sub-topics or different research paradigms.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Anastasia Efklides
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Journal metrics

3.421 (2020)
Impact factor
5.264 (2020)
Five year impact factor
64 days
Submission to first decision
339 days
Submission to acceptance
118,281 (2020)
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1556-1631
Print ISSN
1556-1623
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