What Does Your Imagination Say About Your Personality?

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By: Elisabeth Henderson

6 Min Quiz

If you are trying to remember something important, what do you focus on mentally to cement the memory?

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Which of the following most resembles a dream you’ve had several times?

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What does it look like when you’re daydreaming in public?

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Which of these are you more likely to ponder about your family?

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What kinds of animals frequent your dream life?

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If you daydream about your career, what shape do your dreams take?

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If your imagination were a game, what would it be?

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What do you need for your imagination to be the most active?

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Which season makes you feel most energized in your inner life?

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If you have a dream where you take a risk, how do you react to it?

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How do you typically relate to your dreams?

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How might one of your dreams come up in a conversation with a friend?

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Which type of dream comes to you most often?

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If you have the dreaded nudity dream, where are you?

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What shape do you associate with your dream life?

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What type of dreams do you most commonly remember?

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When you let your imagination run about your relationships, what do you think about?

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What were or are your modes of passing the time in a class you don’t care about?

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How does your inner life come to expression?

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When you are exercising, how do you imagine yourself?

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What kind of thoughts dominate your inner life?

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Which person do you think about the most when your mind is drifting?

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Who are you most likely to imagine yourself to be?

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What do you think your dreams can tell you?

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If you find yourself daydreaming at work, how do you respond?

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How do you use your imagination at work?

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Can you effectively daydream and work at the same time?

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What do you think about when you look up at a sky full of stars?

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If you had an imaginary friend as a child, what was it?

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What techniques have you tried for remembering dreams?

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About This Quiz

While your imagination may be known only to you, it affects the way you interact with the world and is reflected in your personality. The imagination is sometimes thought of as the bridge between the conscious and unconscious worlds, between waking and dreaming life. In the imagination, we play out possibilities we fear, desire, or are curious about. It can be a way to process turbid emotions or while away boring hours. 

Imaginations, of course, are as unique as the people who daydream, but they can have common characteristics. Like the personality, the imagination is not entirely under the control of the person but seems to have its own being. Through coming to an understanding of the movements of your imagination, you may unlock aspects of your personality that otherwise perplex you. 

The recurring scenes of your dream life, the images and fantasies you return to in downtime, and the inner worlds you create can reveal what drives you and what you desire. While a personality type shows what characterizes how you interact with the world, the link between your imaginative life and your personality opens the potential to understand what will ultimately fulfill you. If that’s hard to imagine, you can open your mind with this quiz! 

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