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The abstract has it’s own page and should be around 100-150 words. The abstract introduces the research question, summarises the hypotheses, outlines the methods and results and then links the findings back to the research question. No indentation is required. Use PsycINFO and ERIC to see some model abstracts. Remember, the abstract is optional in the EDUC262 reports – write it only if you want feedback. It will not contribute to your overall mark and does not count in your word …show more content…
Previous research shows that young children do not fully understand the meaning and implications of the experience that occurs whenever one has the feeling that something is hard to recognize, comprehend or remember (Flavell 1988). This could be linked particularly to Vygotsky’s idea of private speech, where young children are unable to use inner language to monitor their operation (Vygotsky 1978). Supportive of this, research conducted by Pressley (1995) suggests that this may be the result of children experiencing difficulties in seeing themselves as an active agent in their own cognitive activity. On the