Daydreams and the Function of Fantasy

Authors: Regis, M.

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This book seeks to re-define the role of fantasy in human life by overturning mainstream psychology's understanding of daydreams as being task-distracted mind wandering by proposing that all waking fantasies function to transform mood states into specific emotional reactions.

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Meta Regis is an English teacher at Stella Maris College, Australia. She received her PhD from Macquarie University, Australia in 2006 and was previously a Tutor in Philosophy and Seminar Leader in Psychology at Macquarie.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Daydreams and the Function of Fantasy
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-30077-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137300775
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-30076-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-45326-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 273
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