Articles that examine deductive reasoning with ‘if-then’ assertions
Juhos, C., Quelhas, A.C. & Byrne, R.M.J. (2015). Reasoning about intentions: Counterexamples to reasons for actions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition. 41, 1, 55-76.
Espino, O. & Byrne, R.M.J. (2013). The Compatibility Heuristic in Non-Categorical Hypothetical Reasoning: Inferences Between Conditionals And Disjunctions. Cognitive Psychology. 67, 3, 98-129.
Espino, O. & Byrne, R.M.J. (2012). It is not the case that if you understand a conditional you know how to negate it. Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 24, 3, 329-334.
Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2010). Models Redux. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 14, 6.
Byrne, R.M.J. & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2009). ‘If’ and the problems of conditional reasoning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 13, 282-287
Espino, O., Santamaria, C. & Byrne, R.M.J. (2009). People think about what is true for conditionals, not what is false: Only true possibilities prime the comprehension of ‘if’. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1072-1078
Johnson-Laird, P.N., Byrne, R.M.J., and Girotto, V. (2009) The mental model theory of conditionals. Topoi- An International Review of Philosophy, 28(1), 75-80.
Johnson-Laird, P.N. and Byrne, R.M.J. (2002) Conditionals: a theory of meaning, pragmatics, and inference. Psychological Review. 109, 646-678.
Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O. & Santamaria, C. (1999). Counterexamples and the suppression of inferences. Journal of Memory & Language, 40, 347-373.
Byrne, R.M.J. and Johnson-Laird, P.N. (1992). The spontaneous use of propositional connectives. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 45A, 89-110.
Byrne, R.M.J. (1991). Can valid inferences be suppressed? Cognition, 39, 71-78.
Byrne, R.M.J. (1989). Everyday reasoning with conditional sequences. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 41A, 141-166.
Byrne, R.M.J. (1989). Suppressing valid inferences with conditionals. Cognition, 31,61-83.
Book chapters and conference proceedings:
Byrne, R.M.J. and Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2010) Conditionals and possibilities. In Oaksford, M., & Chater, N. (eds), Cognition and conditionals. Oxford University Press. pp 55-68.
Byrne, R.M.J. (2007). Whether, although and other conditional connectives. In W. Schaeken, Vandierendonck, A., Schroyens, W., and d’Ydewalle, G. (Eds), The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning: Refinements and Extensions, Mahwah: New Jersey, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, pp 53 – 62.
Byrne, R. M. J. & Walsh C.R. (2005). Resolving Contradictions. In V. Girotto & P.N. Johnson-Laird, (Eds.). The shape of reason: essays in honour of Paolo Legrenzi. Hove: Psychology Press. pp. 91-106.
Byrne, R.M.J. & Walsh, C.R. (2002). Contradictions and counterfactuals: Generating belief revisions in conditional inference. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O. & Santamaria, C. (1999). Counterexample availability. In W. Schaeken, G. De Vooght, A. Vandierendonck & G. d’Ydewalle (Eds.). Deductive reasoning and strategies. Hillsdale: Erlbaum. pp. 97-110.
Byrne, R.M.J., Espino, O. & Santamaria, C. (1998). Context suppresses inferences. Analise Psicologica , 210-214.