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Personality and Creativity Correlates in Adults with Childhood Imaginary Companions

@inproceedings{Lasch2015PersonalityAC,
  title={Personality and Creativity Correlates in Adults with Childhood Imaginary Companions},
  author={Carolyn Lasch},
  year={2015}
}
A few studies have demonstrated differences in various personality attributes and creative abilities in children with imaginary companions. This study examined how recalled childhood engagement with an imaginary companion correlates with adult personality and creativity measures. It was hypothesized that creation of childhood imaginary companions would be positively correlated with adult creativity, but that this relationship would be mediated by certain personality attributes such as openness… Expand

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