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How We Reason. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Johnson-Laird, P.N., Mancini, F., & Gangemi, A. (2006) A hyper emotion theory of psychological illnesses. Psychological Review, 113, 822-841.

Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) Models and heterogeneous reasoning.  Journal ofexperimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence, 20, 121-148.

Newsome, M.R., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) How falsity dispels fallacies. Thinking & Reasoning, 12, 214-234.

Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) Mental models, sentential reasoning, and illusory inferences.

In Held, C., Vosgerau, G., and Knauff, M. (Eds.) Mental Models and the Mind.
New York: Elsevier. Pp. 27-52.

Lee, N.Y.L., and Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) Are there cross-cultural differences in             reasoning?  Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science             Society, 459-464.

Lee, N.Y.L., Goodwin, G.P., and Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) The psychology of Su Doku problems.  Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science             Society, 2543.

Frosch, C.A., and Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2006) The revisions of beliefs about causes and enabling conditions. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 1329-1333.

Reasoning about Consistency with Spatial Mental Models: Hidden and Obvious Indeterminacy in Spatial Descriptions

The Shape of Problems

Mental Models and Thought

Naive Deontics: A Theory of Meaning, Representation, and Reasoning

Reasoning About Relations

The History of Mental Models