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The personality correlates of adults who had imaginary companions in childhood

Kidd, Evan; Rogers, Paul Clint; Rogers, Christine


Two studies showed that adults who reported having an imaginary companion as a child differed from adults who did not on certain personality dimensions. The first yielded a higher mean on the Gough Creative Personality Scale for the group who had imaginary companions. Study 2 showed that such adults scored higher on the Achievement and Absorption subscales of Tellegen's Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire. The results suggest that some differences reported in the developmental literature...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychological Reports
DOI: 10.2466/pr0.107.1.163-172


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