Imaginary Companions, Creativity, and Self-Image in Middle Childhood

@article{Hoff2005ImaginaryCC,
  title={Imaginary Companions, Creativity, and Self-Image in Middle Childhood},
  author={E. Hoff},
  journal={Creativity Research Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={167-180}
}
  • E. Hoff
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology
  • Creativity Research Journal
This study investigates 4 questions: First, whether there is a relationship between imaginary companions and creative potential; second, whether children with negative self-images are more likely to have imaginary companions; third, whether there are gender differences among those children who have imaginary companions; and, finally, what aspects of imaginary companions and what characteristics of those who invent them are related to creativity. The measurements used were a questionnaire about… Expand
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