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  • Counterfactual and Prefactual Conditionals 

    Egan, Suzanne M.; Byrne, Ruth M.J. (Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2004)
    We consider reasoning about prefactual possibilities in the future, for example, “if I were to win the lottery next year I would buy a yacht” and counterfactual possibilities, for example, “if I had won the lottery last ...
  • Indicative and Counterfactual 'only if' conditionals'. 

    Egan, Suzanne M.; Garcia-Madruga, Juan A.; Byrne, Ruth M.J. (Elsevier, 2009-11)
    We report three experiments to test the possibilities reasoners think about when they understand a con-ditional of the form ‘A only if B’ compared to ‘if A then B’. The experiments examine conditionals in the indicative ...