A Factor-Analytic Study of Daydreaming and Conceptually-Related Cognitive and Personality Variables

@article{Singer1963AFS,
  title={A Factor-Analytic Study of Daydreaming and Conceptually-Related Cognitive and Personality Variables},
  author={Jerome L. Singer and John Antrobus},
  journal={Perceptual and Motor Skills},
  year={1963},
  volume={17},
  pages={187 - 209}
}
This report summarizes a study of the factorial composition of a series of measures of the structure and content of daydreaming behavior. The relationships of fantasy to measures of divergent thought productivity, attention, curiosity, and personality measures are examined. 

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