Counterfactual Research News
How might your life have unfolded
differently? What if your parents never met? Perhaps you should have studied harder in
school, or asked out so-and-so when you had the chance. Such thoughts of what might
been seem to be a common part of everyday thought processes, sometimes irresistibly
drawing our attention.
This site is intended to be a resource for students and researchers who have an interest in counterfactual thinking and related research conducted by social psychologists. Contained here are listings of in press and recently published articles, a (complete?) bibliography of counterfactual publications in social psychology, and also web links to the home pages of psychologists active in this area (hypertext links to home pages are associated with authors' last names).
If you have suggestions for improvement, email me at the address given at the bottom of this page. The painting is Thomas Cole's (1840) The Architect's Dream. If architect and planner Daniel Burnham had had his way earlier this century, Chicago's lakefront might today look something like this...
|Last Updated April 26, 2002|