2007 - Member of the Royal Irish Academy
Her primary scientific interests are in Epistemology, Counterfactual thinking, Inference, Social psychology and Cognitive science. Her study in the field of Meaning also crosses realms of Mental model, Competitor analysis and Term. Her biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Affirmative and negative and Statement.
Her Modus tollens and Modus ponens study in the realm of Inference connects with subjects such as Strict conditional and Categorical variable. Her work deals with themes such as Cognitive map, Agency, Imagination and Rationality, which intersect with Social psychology. Her work in Cognitive science addresses issues such as Deductive reasoning, which are connected to fields such as Verbal reasoning, Representation, Propositional calculus and Logical disjunction.
Ruth M. J. Byrne focuses on Counterfactual thinking, Social psychology, Cognitive psychology, Epistemology and Counterfactual conditional. Her Counterfactual thinking study incorporates themes from Outcome, Mental representation and Linguistics. The Blame research Ruth M. J. Byrne does as part of her general Social psychology study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Regret, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science.
Her work is dedicated to discovering how Epistemology, Cognitive science are connected with Construct and other disciplines. Her research in Counterfactual conditional tackles topics such as Conditional reasoning which are related to areas like Artificial intelligence. Her study focuses on the intersection of Inference and fields such as Deductive reasoning with connections in the field of Psychology of reasoning.
Ruth M. J. Byrne mainly focuses on Counterfactual thinking, Counterfactual conditional, Cognitive psychology, Cognitive science and Epistemology. The concepts of her Counterfactual thinking study are interwoven with issues in Eye tracking, Imagination, Meaning and Morality. Her research investigates the connection between Cognitive psychology and topics such as Moral reasoning that intersect with issues in Experimental psychology.
Her Cognitive science study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Syllogism, General knowledge and Logical reasoning. Her study in the field of Inference is also linked to topics like PsycINFO. Her work on Modus tollens as part of her general Inference study is frequently connected to Conjecture, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science.
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Conditionals: A Theory of Meaning, Pragmatics, and Inference
Philip Johnson-Laird;Ruth M. J. Byrne.
Psychological Review (2002)
The Rational Imagination: How People Create Alternatives to Reality
Ruth M. J. Byrne.
Human Reasoning: The Psychology Of Deduction
Jonathan St. B. T. Evans;Stephen E. Newstead;Ruth M. J. Byrne.
Suppressing valid inferences with conditionals
Ruth M.J. Byrne.
Propositional reasoning by model.
Philip N. Johnson-Laird;Ruth M. Byrne;Walter Schaeken.
Psychological Review (1992)
Mental models and counterfactual thoughts about what might have been
Ruth M.J. Byrne.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2002)
Counterexamples and the Suppression of Inferences
Ruth M.J. Byrne;Orlando Espino;Carlos Santamaria.
Journal of Memory and Language (1999)
Deductive reasoning with factual, possible, and counterfactual conditionals.
Ruth M. J. Byrne;Alessandra Tasso.
Memory & Cognition (1999)
Reasoning by model: The case of multiple quantification.
P. N. Johnson-Laird;Ruth M. J. Byrne;Patrizia Tabossi.
Psychological Review (1989)
'If' and the problems of conditional reasoning.
Ruth M.J. Byrne;P.N. Johnson-Laird.
Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2009)
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