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Daydreams and the Function of Fantasy


About this book


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.


Daydreams fantasy emotion mind psychology

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Stella Maris CollegeAustralia

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.

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