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MATEUS FERRO, Geral Eduardo. Psychology of Textual Comprehension and Comprehension Monitoring. Folios [online]. 2007, n.26, pp.39-48. ISSN 0123-4870.

Presented are some basic concepts of textual comprehension from the physcology of discourse. The description of a metacognitive strategy of comprehension monitoring is presented as a psychological research method for textual comprehension. In this sense the article develops some concepts relating to textual comprehension, representation levels, and processing cycles, afterwards metacognition is introduced. Then the metacognitive strategy of comprehension monitoring is explained and a set of related variables are analyzed. Finally, as a conclusion, links between comprehension monitoring and students achievement are analyzed.

Keywords : Cognition; comprehension monitoring; evaluation; metacognition; regulation; textual comprehension.

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