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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


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PUBLISHED: 31st July 2008
ISBN: 9780061339202
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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 controlled, not just left to chance. "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.
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  • Paperback
    $32.87
PUBLISHED: 31st July 2008
ISBN: 9780061339202
ANNOTATION:
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 controlled, not just left to chance. "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

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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 controlled, not just left to chance. "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

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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 controlled, not just left to chance. "Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience" teaches how, by ordering the information that enters our consciousness, we can discover true happiness and greatly improve the quality of our lives.

Author Biography

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is professor and former chairman of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago.

His previous books include "Flow" and "The Evolving Self. Flow" was shown on the 1993 NBC Super Bowl broadcast as the book that inspired Jimmy Johnson, then coach of the Dallas Cowboys. It was also a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and the Quality Paperback Book Club.

Product Details

Author
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Short Title
FLOW
Pages
303
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Series
P.S. (Paperback)
Language
English
ISBN-10
0061339202
ISBN-13
9780061339202
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Year
2008
Publication Date
2008-07-31
Residence
Claremont, CA, US