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Flow : the psychology of optimal experience

Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi's famous investigations of "optimal experience" have revealed that what makes an experience genuinely satisfying is a state of consciousness called flow. During flow, people typically experience deep enjoyment, creativity, and a total involvement with life. In this new edition of his groundbreaking classic work, Csikszentmihalyi demonstrates the ways this positive state can be  Read more...
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Named Person: Glück
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
ISBN: 0060162538 9780060162535 0060920432 9780060920432 9780061339202 0061339202
OCLC Number: 20392741
Description: xii, 303 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Happiness revisited --
The anatomy of consciousness --
Enjoyment and the quality of life --
The conditions of flow --
The body in flow --
The flow of thought --
Work as flow --
Enjoying solitude and other people --
Cheating chaos --
The making of meaning.
Responsibility: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.

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Providing an introduction to "flow," a new field of behavioral science that offers life-fulfilling potentialities, this study explains its principals and shows how to introduce flow into all aspects  Read more...

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