Counterfactual Thinking

N. J. Roese, J. M. Olson

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


Mental constructions of alternatives to facts or events. These thoughts of ‘what might have been’ are linked to a variety of emotional and judgmental consequences.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Cognitive Science
EditorsLynn Nadel, David Chalmers
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherNature Publishing Group
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780333792612
StatePublished - 2003


Dive into the research topics of 'Counterfactual Thinking'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this