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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.

About the authors

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)

  • Obsessive Fans and Daydreaming Computers: A New Model of Daydreaming

    Regis, Meta

    Pages 1-16

  • Empirical Studies on Daydreaming

    Regis, Meta

    Pages 17-30

  • The Major Models of Daydreaming

    Regis, Meta

    Pages 31-60

  • Frequent Daydreaming Populations and Systems of Fantasy Immersion

    Regis, Meta

    Pages 61-95

  • The Inner Workings of Fantasy: Daydreams as Natural Advertisements

    Regis, Meta

    Pages 96-113

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Hardcover $95.00
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Softcover $90.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-45326-9
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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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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