Table 3: Metacognitive components during the Decision Phase.

The Decision Phase Metacognitive Knowledge Metacognitive Experiences Metacognitive Skills

Personal traits:

• Open-mindedness

• Persistence in goal pursuit


• Making a final decision


• Enjoyment of the unknown

• Feeling of enthusiasm

Deliberate activities:

• Readiness for surprise

• Appreciation new possibilities

• Being ready to welcome the unknown

• Willingness to revising former beliefs or values

• Focusing internal resources to reach value goals