Ruth M J. Byrne

Professor Ruth M.J. Byrne is Vice Provost of Trinity College, Dublin University, Ireland.

Books by this Author

How People Create Alternatives to Reality
By Ruth M J. Byrne
The human imagination remains one of the last uncharted terrains of the mind. This accessible and original monograph explores a central aspect of the imagination, the creation of counterfactual alternatives to reality, and claims that imaginative thoughts are guided by the same principles that underlie rational thoughts. Research has shown that rational thought is more imaginative than cognitive...