Flow (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Psychology - 336 pages
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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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Very interesting book with some great insights. - Goodreads
Good book, great research/information, poor writing. - Goodreads
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Review: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

User Review  - Arunsathyaseelan P - Goodreads

Awesome. However, one will have to be interested in experiments and psychology to enjoy this book. Gives insights about living life to the fullest. Should be read and re-read again and again. Read full review

Review: Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

User Review  - Lacey Mclaughlin - Goodreads

This book helped me focus and when I got absorbed in my work it gave me the satisfaction and self confidence that I'd been struggling with the past few months. My only complaint is that it gets a bit repetitive. Read full review

Contents

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NOTES
REFERENCES
Copyright
About the Publisher
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About the author (2009)

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is a professor at Claremont Graduate University and former chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago. His previous books include The Evolving Self and the national bestseller Flow.

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