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Ruth Byrne
Professor of Cognitive Science, Psychology
Professor of Cognitive Science, Trinity Inst. of Neurosciences (TCIN)

Biography

Ruth Byrne is the Professor of Cognitive Science at Trinity College Dublin in the School of Psychology and the Institute of Neuroscience, a Chair created for her by the University in 2005. Her research expertise is in the cognitive science of human thinking, including experimental and computational investigations of reasoning and imaginative thought. Her books include 'The Rational Imagination: How People Create Alternatives to Reality' published in 2005 by MIT press and she has published over 100 articles in journals such as Annual Review of Psychology, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Psychological Review, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and Cognitive Psychology. More information is available at http://reasoningandimagination.wordpress.com/. She is the former Vice Provost of Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, prior to that Head of the School of Psychology, and former Deputy Director of the Institute of Neuroscience. She is currently Director of Research in the School of Psychology and an Associate Editor for Memory and Cognition, journal of the Psychonomic Society. She has served as Chair of the European Research Council's advanced grants panel on the Human Mind and its Complexity. Her BA degree was awarded by the National University of Ireland, University College Dublin and her PhD by the University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin. Prior to her appointment in Trinity College, she held lectureships in the computer science department at University College Dublin and in the psychology department at the University of Wales at Cardiff, and she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge. She is a Fellow of Trinity College Dublin, the Association for Psychological Science, and a member of the Royal Irish Academy.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Parkinson, M. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Moral judgments of risky choices: a moral echoing effect, Judgment & Decision Making, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Byrne, R.M.J., Counterfactual thinking: From logic to morality, Current Directions in Psychological Science, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Rasga, C., Quelhas, A. C., & Byrne, R. M.J., How children with autism reason about other's intentions: false-belief and counterfactual inferences. , Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Couto, C., Quelhas, A.C., & Byrne, R.M.J. , Advice conditionals about tips and warnings: interpretations and inferences. , Journal of Cognitive Psychology., 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Parkinson, M. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Judgments of moral responsibility and wrongness for intentional and accidental harm and purity violations., Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology., 2017 Journal Article, 2017

Byrne, R.M.J., Counterfactual Thought, Annual Review of Psychology, 67, 2016, p135 - 157 Journal Article, 2016

Counterfactual thinking in, editor(s)Kind, Amy , The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination, London, Routledge, 2016, pp339 - 352, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2016

Rasga, C., Quelhas, A. C., & Byrne, R. M.J., Children's reasoning about other's intentions: False-belief and counterfactual conditional inferences., Cognitive Development, , 40, 2016, p46 - 59 Journal Article, 2016

Juhos, C., Quelhas, A.C. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Reasoning about intentions: Counterexamples to reasons for actions. , Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition. , 41, (1), 2015, p55 - 76 Journal Article, 2015

Mental models. in, editor(s)R. Scott & S. Kosslyn , Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. , New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons., 2015, pp1 - 13, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2015

Gubbins, E., & Byrne, R. M.J., Dual processes of emotion and reason in judgments about moral dilemmas. , Thinking & Reasoning., 20, (2), 2014, p245 - 268 Journal Article, 2014

Espino, O., & Byrne, R. M. J., The compatibility heuristic in non-categorical hypothetical reasoning: Inferences between conditionals and disjunctions. , Cognitive Psychology., 67, (3), 2013, p98 - 129 Journal Article, 2013

Murray, M.A. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Cognitive Change in Insight Problem-Solving: Initial Model Errors and Counterexamples., Journal of Cognitive Psychology. , 25, (2 ), 2013, p210 - 219 Journal Article, 2013

Intentionality and choice. in, editor(s)M. Knauff, M., Pauen, N., Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth , Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society., Austin TX, Cognitive Science Society., 2013, pp1970 - 1975, [Ndubuisi, B. & Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2013

The development of the rational imagination. in, editor(s)Barouillet, P. & Gauffroy, C. , The Development of Thinking., Hove UK, Psychology Press, 2013, pp34 - 48, [Meehan, J. & Byrne, R.M.J. ] Book Chapter, 2013

Counterfactual reasoning in, editor(s)D.S. Dunn , Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology, New York, Oxford University Press, 2013, pponline - [Byrne, R.M.J. ] Book Chapter, 2013

Irish Journal of Psychology Special Issue: Celebrating fifty years of psychology at Trinity College Dublin, 33, 2-3, (2012), 1 - 156p, Byrne, R.M.J., Carson, R., & Hannigan, B., [eds.] Journal, 2012

Frosch, C. & Byrne, R.M.J., Causal conditionals and counterfactuals, Acta Psychologica, 141 , (1 ), 2012, p54 - 66 Journal Article, 2012

Espino, O. & Byrne, R.M.J., It is not the case that if you understand a conditional you know how to negate it, Journal of Cognitive Psychology , 24, (3), 2012, p329 - 334 Journal Article, 2012

Pereda, A., Garavan, H., & Byrne, R.M.J., Switching attention incurs a cost for counterfactual conditional inferences, Irish Journal of Psychology, 33, (2-3), 2012, p72 - 77 Journal Article, 2012

Egan, S. & Byrne, R.M.J., Inferences from counterfactual inducements, Experimental Psychology, 59, (4), 2012, 227 - 235 Journal Article, 2012

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Lotstein, M., & Byrne, R.M.J., The consistency of disjunctive assertions, Memory & Cognition, 40, 2012, p769 - 778 Journal Article, 2012

Pighin, S, Byrne, R.M.J., Ferrante, D., Gonzalez, M. & Girotto, V. , Counterfactual thoughts about experienced, observed, and narrated events., Thinking and reasoning , 17, (2), 2011, p197 - 211 Journal Article, 2011

'Counterfactual and causal thoughts about exceptional events' in, Hoerl, C., McCormack, T., & Beck, S.R. , Understanding counterfactuals and causality, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp208 - 229, [Byrne, R.M.J. ] Book Chapter, 2011

Dixon, J. & Byrne, R.M.J., Counterfactual thinking about exceptional actions, Memory & Cognition, 39, (7), 2011, p1317 - 1331 Journal Article, 2011

Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N. , Models Redux: Response to Evans and Over, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 2010, p6 - 6 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

McCloy, R.A., Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N, Understanding cumulative risk, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, (3), 2010, p499 - 515 Journal Article, 2010 TARA - Full Text DOI URL

'Conditionals and Possibilities' in, Oaksford, M. and Chater, N. , Cognition and Conditionals: Probability and Logic in Human Thinking, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, pp55 - 68, [Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N. ] Book Chapter, 2010

Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N. , 'If' and the problems of conditional reasoning, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13, 2009, p282 - 287 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Espino, O., Santamaria, C. & Byrne, R.M.J., People think about what is true for conditionals, not what is false: only true possibilities prime the comprehension of "if", Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2009, p1072 - 1078 Journal Article, 2009 TARA - Full Text

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., and Girotto, V., The Mental Model Theory of Conditionals: A Reply to Guy Politzer, Topoi - International Review of Philosophy, 28 , 2009, p75 - 80 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Egan, S., Garcia-Madruga, J. & Byrne, R.M.J., Indicative and counterfactual 'only if' conditionals, Acta Psychologica, 132, (3), 2009, p240-249 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

'Cognitive processes in counterfactual thinking' in, Markman, K., Klein, W. & Suhr, J. , Handbook of Imagination and Mental Simulation, Hove, Psychology Press, 2009, pp151 - 160, [Byrne, R.M.J. & Girotto, V.] Book Chapter, 2009

'If only counterfactuals and the exceptionality effect' in, N.A. Taatgen & H. van Rijn , Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Austin, TX , Erlbaum, 2009, pp2860 - 2865, [Dixon, J. & Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2009 TARA - Full Text URL

Moreno-Rios, S., Garcia-Madruga, J. & Byrne, R.M.J., Inferences from semifactual 'even if' conditionals, Acta Psychologica, 128, 2008, p197 - 209 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

'Whether, although and other conditional connectives' in, editor(s)W. Schaeken, Vandierendonck, A., Schroyens, W., and d'Ydewalle, G. , The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning: Refinements and Extensions, Mahwah: New Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007, pp53 - 62, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2007

Byrne, R.M.J., Precis of The Rational Imagination: How People Create Alternatives to Reality, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30, 2007, p439 - 453 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text

Byrne, R.M.J., The rational imagination and other possibilities: Author's response, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30, 2007, p470 - 480 Journal Article, 2007 TARA - Full Text

Walsh, C.R. & Byrne, R.M.J., The effects of reasons for acting on counterfactual thinking, Thinking and Reasoning, 13, 2007, p461 - 483 Journal Article, 2007

McEleney, A. and Byrne, R.M.J. , Spontaneous causal and counterfactual thoughts. , Thinking and Reasoning., 12, (2), 2006, p235 - 255 Journal Article, 2006

Cowley, M. & Byrne, R.M.J., When falsification is the only path to truth, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2005, edited by Bara, B.G., Barsalou, L. & Bucciarelli, M. , Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates , 2005, pp512 - 517 Conference Paper, 2005 URL TARA - Full Text

Byrne, R.M.J., The rational imagination: how people create alternatives to reality, Cambridge, M.A, MIT Press, 2005, 274pp Book, 2005 URL

Santamaria, C., Espino, O. and Byrne, R.M.J., Counterfactual and semifactuals prime alternative possibilities., Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 31, (5), 2005, p1149 - 1154 Journal Article, 2005

The mental representation of what might have been. in, editor(s)D.R. Mandel, D.J.Hilton, and P. Catellani (Eds.) , The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking, London, Routledge, 2005, [Walsh, C.R. and Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2005

Resolving contradictions in, editor(s)Girotto, V. and Johnson-Laird, P.N. , The shape of reason: essays in honour of Paolo Legrenzi, Mahwah, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005, [Byrne, R.M.J. and Walsh, C.R.] Book Chapter, 2005

Meehan, J.E. & Byrne, R.M.J. , The Temporal Order Effect in Children's Counterfactual Thinking, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, edited by Bara, B.G., Barsalou, L. & Bucciarelli, M. , Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates , 2005, pp1467 - 1473 Conference Paper, 2005 URL TARA - Full Text

Byrne, R.M.J. and Egan, S.M., Counterfactual and prefactual conditionals, Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 58, 2004, p113 - 120 Journal Article, 2004

Cowley, M., Byrne, R. M. J., Chess Masters' Hypothesis Testing, Proceedings of the Twenty- Sixth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, edited by K. D. Forbus, D. Gentner, T. Rogers , Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2004, pp250 - 255 Conference Paper, 2004 TARA - Full Text

Walsh CR, and Byrne RMJ, Counterfactual thinking: the temporal order effect, Memory and Cognition, 32 , (3), 2004, p369 - 378 Journal Article, 2004 URL TARA - Full Text

Quelhas AC and Byrne RMJ , Reasoning with deontic and counterfactual conditionals, Thinking & Reasoning, 9 (1), (Feb), 2003, p43 - 65 Journal Article, 2003

Thompson, V.A. & Byrne, R.M.J., Reasoning counterfactually: Making inferences about things that didn't happen, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 28, 2002, p1154 - 1170 Journal Article, 2002

McCloy, R. & Byrne, R.M.J., Semifactual 'even if' thinking, Thinking and Reasoning, 8, 2002, p41 - 67 Journal Article, 2002

Segura, S. & Byrne, R.M.J., Temporal and Causal Order Effects in Thinking about What Might Have Been, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55, 2002, p1295 - 1305 Journal Article, 2002

Byrne, R.M.J., Mental models and counterfactual thoughts about what might have been, Trends in cognitive sciences, 6, 2002, p426 - 431 Journal Article, 2002

Johnson-Laird, P.N. & Byrne, R.M.J, Conditionals: A theory of meaning, pragmatics and inference, Psychological Review, 109, 2002, p646 - 678 Journal Article, 2002

Byrne, R.M.J., Walsh, C.R., Contradictions and counterfactuals: Generating belief revisions in conditional inference, Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society edited by W. Gray and C. Schunn, Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002, pp160 - 165 Conference Paper, 2002 TARA - Full Text

Walsh, C.R., Byrne, R.M.J., A computational model of counterfactual thinking: The temporal order effect, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, edited by J.D. Moore, K. Stenning , Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2001, pp1078 - 1083 Conference Paper, 2001 TARA - Full Text

Supresion de inferencias en condicionales in, editor(s)Fernandez Berrocal, P. and Santamaria, C. , Manual practico de psicologia del pensamiento, Barcelona, Ariel, 2001, pp37 - 49, [Espino, O. Santamaria, C., Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2001

Byrne, R.M.J. & McEleney, A. , Counterfactual thinking about actions and failures to act, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 26, 2000, p1318 - 1331 Journal Article, 2000

Byrne,R.M.J., Segura, S., Culhane, R., Tasso, A. & Berrocal, P., The temporality effect in counterfactual thinking about what might have been, Memory & Cognition, 28, 2000, p264 - 281 Journal Article, 2000 URL TARA - Full Text

McCloy, R. A. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Counterfactual thinking about controllable events, Memory & Cognition, 28, 2000, p1071 - 1078 Journal Article, 2000 TARA - Full Text

Byrne, R.M.J., Quelhas, C., Raciocinio contrafactual e modelos mentais, Analise Psicologia, 2000, p713 - 721 Journal Article, 2000

Johnson-Laird, P.N. & Byrne, R.M.J, Mental models and pragmatics: Author's response, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 2000, p284 - 286 Journal Article, 2000

Effetto dell'azione nel pensiero controfattuale: una teoria basata sui modelli mentali in, editor(s)Cherubini, P., Giaretta, Pierdaniele, Mazzocco, A. , Ragionamento: Psicologia e logica, Firenze, Giunti, 2000, pp283 - 291, [Byrne, R.M.J., and McEleney, A.] Book Chapter, 2000

Temporal and causal relations in counterfactual thinking in, editor(s)J. A. Garcia Madruga , Mental models and reasoning, Madrid, UNED, 2000, pp327 - 336, [Segura, S., Berrocal, P., Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2000

Latencies to understand and reasoning from counterfactual conditionals in, editor(s)J. A. Garcia Madruga , Mental models and reasoning, Madrid, UNED, 2000, pp315 - 326, [Quelhas, C., Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 2000

Counterfactual thinking and causal explanation in, editor(s)García-Madruga, J., Carriedo, N., González-Labra, M. J , Mental Models in Reasoning, Madrid, UNED, 2000, pp301 - 314, [McEleney, A., Byrne, R. M. J.] Book Chapter, 2000

Johnson-Laird, P.N. & Byrne, R.M.J, Mental models rule ok? A reply to Fetzer, Minds and machines, 9, 1999, p111 - 117 Journal Article, 1999 URL

McEleney, A., Byrne, R. M. J., Consequences of counterfactual reasoning and causal reasoning, European Conference on Cognitive Science '99, Siena, Italy:University of Siena, edited by Bagnara, S. , 1999, pp199 - 205 Conference Paper, 1999

Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O. & Santamaria, C. , Counterexamples and the suppression of inferences, Journal of Memory & Language, 40, 1999, p347 - 373 Journal Article, 1999

Byrne, R.M.J., Tasso, A., Deductive reasoning with factual, possible and counterfactual conditionals, Memory & Cognition, 27, 1999, p726 - 740 Journal Article, 1999 URL TARA - Full Text

Counterexample availability in, editor(s)W. Schaeken, G. De Vooght, A. Vandierendonck, G. d'Ydewalle , Deductive reasoning and strategiess, Hillsdale, Erlbaum, 1999, pp97 - 110, [Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O., Santamaria, C.] Book Chapter, 1999

McCloy, R., Byrne, R.M.J., Thinking about what might have been: if only, even if, causality and emotions, Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, edited by N. Hahn, S.C. Stoness , Hillsdale: Erlbaum, 1999 Conference Paper, 1999

Razonamiento contrafactual: la posición serial y el número de antecedentes en los pensamientos sobre lo que podría haber sido in, editor(s)D. Valiña, M. J. Blanco , I Jornadas de Psicologia del Pensamiento, Santiago de Compostela, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, 1998, pp179 - 187, [Segura, S., Fernandez-Berrocal, P., Byrne, R. M. J.] Book Chapter, 1998

Thinking about what might have been different and what might have been the same in, editor(s)J. Dunnion, G. O'Hare, S., O'Nuaillain, R. Reilly, B. Smyth , AI and Cognitive Science '98, London, Springer-Verlag, 1998, [McCloy, R.A., Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1998

Byrne, R.M.J., Tasso, A. and Thompson, V., Cognitive processes in Counterfactual Conditionals, Cognition, Agency, and Rationality: Proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium on Cognitive Science, edited by K. Korta, E. Sosa and X. Arrazola , Nertherlands: Kluwer, 1998, pp113 - 129 Conference Paper, 1998

Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O. & Santamaria, C., Context suppresses inferences, Analise Psicologica, 1998, p210 - 214 Journal Article, 1998

Counterfactual thinking and causal explanation in, editor(s)J. Dunnion, G. O'Hare, S. O'Nuaillain, R. Reilly, B. Smyth , AI and Cognitive Science '98, London, Springer-Verlag, 1998, [McEleney, A., Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1998

Byrne, R.M.J., Spatial mental models in counterfactual thinking about what might have been, Kognitionswissenschaft, 7, 1998, p19 - 26 Journal Article, 1998 DOI

Byrne, R.M.J. & Handley, S., Reasoning Strategies for Suppositional Deductions, Cognition, 62, 1997, p1 - 49 Journal Article, 1997

Byrne, R.M.J. and McEleney, A., Cognitive processes in regret for actions and inactions, Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society edited by M. Shafto and P. Langley, Hillsdale: Erlbaum, 1997, pp73 - 78 Conference Paper, 1997

The coming of age of the psychology of thinking and reasoning in, editor(s)R. Fuller, P. Noonan Walsh, P. McGinley , A Century of Psychology, London, Routledge, 1997, pp207 - 223, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1997

Byrne, R.M.J., Cognitive processes in counterfactual thinking about what might have been, The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Advances in Research and Theory, 37, 1997, p105 - 154 Journal Article, 1997

Johnson-Laird, P.N., and Byrne, R.M.J., Mental models and syllogisms, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 19, 1996, p543 - 546 Journal Article, 1996 URL

Towards a model theory of imaginary thinking in, editor(s)J. Oakhill and A.Garnham , Mental Models in Cognitive Science: Essays in honour of Phil Johnson-Laird, Hove, UK, Erlbaum, Taylor & Francis, 1996, pp155 - 174, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1996

Byrne, R.M.J., Handley, S.J., and Johnson-Laird, P.N. , Reasoning with suppositions, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology., 48, 1995, p915 - 944 Journal Article, 1995

Schaeken, W., Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., d'Ydewalle, G., A comparison of conditional and disjunctive inferences: a case study of the mental model theory of reasoning., Psychologica Belgica., 35, 1995, p57 - 70 Journal Article, 1995

Byrne, R.M.J., Culhane, R., and Tasso, A., The temporality effect in thinking about what might have been, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society edited by J.D. Moore and J.F. Lehman, Hillsdale: Erlbaum, 1995, pp385 - 390 Conference Paper, 1995

Johnson-Laird, P.N., and Byrne, R.M.J., A model point of view, Thinking and Reasoning, 1, 1995, p339 - 350 Journal Article, 1995

Johnson-Laird, P.N., and Byrne, R.M.J., Models, necessity, and the search for counterexamples, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 17, 1994, p775 - 777 Journal Article, 1994 URL

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., and Schaeken, W., Why models rather than rules give a better account of propositional reasoning: a reply to Bonatti, and to O'Brien, Braine, and Yang, Psychological Review, 101, 1994, p734 - 739 Journal Article, 1994 URL

Byrne, R.M.J. and Tasso, A., Counterfactual Reasoning: Inferences from hypothetical conditionals, Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, edited by Ram, A. and Eiselt, K. , Hillsdale: Erlbaum, 1994, pp124 - 129 Conference Paper, 1994

Keane, M.T., Cunningham, P., Brady, M. and Byrne, R.M.J. , AICS'94. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Irish Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Science, Dublin, Dublin University Press, 1994, 246pp Book, 1994

Encyclopedia of Intelligence, R.J. Sternberg, Deductive reasoning, New York, MacMillan, 1994, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1994

Evans, J.St.B.T., Newstead, S. and Byrne, R.M.J., Human Reasoning: The Psychology of Deduction, Hove UK, Hillsdale, NJ:Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1993, 310pp Book, 1993

Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J. , Mental models or formal rules? , Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 1993, p368 - 380 Journal Article, 1993

Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J. , Precis of Deduction, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 1993, p323 - 333 Journal Article, 1993

Who's telling the truth...Cognitive processes in meta-deductions in, editor(s)H. Sorenson , AI and Cognitive Science '91, London, Springer-Verlag, 1993, pp221 - 233, [Byrne, R.M.J., Johnson-Laird, P.N., and Handley, S.] Book Chapter, 1993

The nature and development of meta-deductive reasoning strategies in, editor(s)K. Ryan and R.F.E. Sutcliffe , AI and Cognitive Science '92, London, Springer-Verlag, 1993, pp59 - 70, [Byrne, R.M.J., and Handley, S.] Book Chapter, 1993

Models and deductive rationality in, editor(s)Manktelow, K.I. and Over, D.E. , Rationality: Psychological and philosophical perspectives, London, Routledge, 1993, pp177 - 210, [Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1993

Byrne, R.M.J. and Handley, S.J. , Reasoning Strategies., Irish Journal of Psychology: Trinity 400 Special Issue, 13, 1992, p111 - 124 Journal Article, 1992

Byrne, R.M.J. and Johnson-Laird, P.N. , The spontaneous use of propositional connectives. , Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, , 45, 1992, p89 - 110 Journal Article, 1992

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J. & Schaeken, W. , Propositional reasoning by model, Psychological Review, 99, 1992, p418 - 439 Journal Article, 1992

The model theory of deduction in, editor(s)Rogers, Y, Rutherford, A. and Bibby, P. , Models in the Mind: Theory, Perspective, and Applications, London, Academic, 1992, pp11 - 28, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1992

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., and Tabossi, P., In defense of reasoning: A reply to Greene, Psychological Review, 99, 1992, p188 - 190 Journal Article, 1992 URL

Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J., Modal reasoning, models, and Manktelow and Over, Cognition, 43, 1992, p173 - 182 Journal Article, 1992 URL

Advances in the Psychology of Reasoning: Meta-deduction in, editor(s)Keane, M. T. and Gilhooly, K. , Advances in the Psychology of Thinking, Vol. 1, London, Harvester Wheatsheaf, 1992, pp127 - 145, [Byrne, R.M.J., Handley, S., and Johnson-Laird, P.N.] Book Chapter, 1992

The construction of explanations in, editor(s)McTear, M.and Creaney, N. , AI and Cognitive Science '90, London, Springer-Verlag, 1991, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Book Chapter, 1991

Byrne, R.M.J., Can valid inferences be suppressed?, Cognition, 39, 1991, p71 - 78 Journal Article, 1991

Johnson-Laird, P.N. & Byrne, R.M.J, Mental models in deductive reasoning, Revista de Occidente, 1991, p85 - 111 Journal Article, 1991

Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J., Deduction, Hillsdale NJ & Hove UK, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991, 243pp Book, 1991

Mental models, Eysenck, M., Dictionary of Cognitive Psychology, Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1990, [Byrne, R.M.J.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 1990

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., Mental models, Proceedings of the IFIP WG 5.2 Second Workshop on CAD edited by H. Yoshikawa and T. Holden, CAD, Cambridge, 1990, pp3 - 15 Conference Paper, 1990

Remembering conclusions we have inferred: what biases reveal in, editor(s)J.-P. Caverni, J.-M. Fabre, M. Gonzalez , Cognitive Biases: Their Contribution for Understanding Human Cognitive Processes, Amsterdam, North-Holland, 1990, pp109 - 120, [Byrne, R.M.J., Johnson-Laird, P.N.] Book Chapter, 1990

Models and deductive reasoning in, editor(s)Gilhooly, K.J., Keane, M.T.G, Logie, R.H., Erdos, G. , Lines of Thinking: Reflections on the Psychology of Thought. Volume 1: Representation, Reasoning, Analogy and Decision Making, London, Wiley, 1990, pp139 - 152, [Byrne, R.M.J. and Johnson-Laird, P.N.] Book Chapter, 1990

Johnson-Laird, P.N. & Byrne, R.M.J. , Meta-logical problems: knights, knaves, and Rips., Cognition., 36 (1), (JUL ), 1990, p69 - 84 Journal Article, 1990

Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J. , Only reasoning, Journal of Memory and Language, 28 (3), (JUN), 1989, p313 - 330 Journal Article, 1989

Byrne, R.M.J. , Suppressing valid inferences with conditionals. , Cognition , 31 , (1), 1989, p61 - 83 Journal Article, 1989

Cognitive Science: A Special Issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology, (1989), 352p, Byrne, R.M.J. and Keane, M.T.G., [eds.] Journal, 1989

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., and Tabossi, P. , Reasoning by model: the case of multiple quantification, Psychological Review, 96 (4), (OCT), 1989, p658 - 673 Journal Article, 1989

Byrne, R.M.J. and Johnson-Laird, P.N. , Spatial reasoning, Journal of Memory and Language, 28 , (5), 1989, p564 - 575 Journal Article, 1989

Byrne, R.M.J. , Everyday reasoning with conditional sequences, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, , 41 (1), (FEB), 1989, p141 - 166 Journal Article, 1989

Byrne, R.M.J. and Keane, M.T.G., Cognitive science: an introduction, Irish Journal of Psychology, 10, (2), 1989, pR1 - R6 Journal Article, 1989

Byrne, R.M.J., Human deductive reasoning., Irish Journal of Psychology, 10, (2), 1989, p216 - 231 Journal Article, 1989


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