Collaborative narration of the past and extraversion

  title={Collaborative narration of the past and extraversion},
  author={C Mclean and Monisha Pasupathi},
We propose that collaborative narration is a process in which narrative identity develops, and we examine individual diVerences in extraversion in such narration. Two studies are presented: retrospective and experience sampling episodes of collaborative narration, the Wrst with self-deWning memories, the second with everyday narration. Across both studies, extraversion was associated with an increased frequency in collaborative narration. This Wnding was not explained by the ‘talkativeness… CONTINUE READING

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