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The Development and Impact of Metacognitive Beliefs

15 May 2019

Metacognitive beliefs are beliefs we have about our thoughts. For example, some people might believe that they don’t think clearly or believe that they have a poor memory. Research suggests that these kinds of beliefs impact how we feel about events. This study is interested in what influences the development of these beliefs and what impact they have on emotional wellbeing.

There is more information in our video: https://youtu.be/YUrrG5k5ubQ


  • Over the age of 18 years.
  • Able to understand English well enough to complete the questionnaire.

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Ethical approval

Our study has received ethical approval from the University of Manchester Research Ethics Committee (2019-5465-9975).

About the researcher

We are Trainee Clinical Psychologists conducting a research study at the University of Manchester as part of our training.

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