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    • Indicative and Counterfactual 'only if' conditionals'. 

      Egan, Suzanne M.; García-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 ...
    • Thinking counterfactually – how controllability affects the ‘undoing’ of causes and enablers. 

      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 ...