Browsing Department of Psychology by Author "Hancock, Emily N."
Egan, Suzanne M.; Frosch, Caren A.; Hancock, Emily N. (PSI [Psychological Society of Ireland], 2010)
Egan, Suzanne M.; Frosch, Caren A.; Hancock, Emily N. (Cognitive Science Society, 2008)Abstract Previous research on counterfactual thoughts about prevention suggests that people tend to focus on enabling rather than causing agents. However, research has also demonstrated that people have a preference ...
Egan, Suzanne M.; Frosch, Caren A.; Hancock, Emily N. (Science Foundation Ireland, 2010)The aim of this study was to explore why people focus on enablers rather than causes in their counterfactual thinking (i.e., how people undo the past). We report the results of an experiment that compared causes and enablers ...