Beyond Boredom and Anxiety: Experiencing Flow in Work and Play

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Now in a special 25th anniversary edition and filled with brilliant wisdom and insights, Beyond Boredom and Anxiety offers a timeless introduction to the concept of flow and the scientific basis behind it-all through the work of one of the field's great scientists, Mihaly Csikzentmihalyi. Through real-life examples, discover how enjoyable activities provide a common experience-a satisfying, often exhilarating, feeling of creative accomplishment and heightened functioning-and under what conditions 'serious' work can also provide this intrinsic enjoyment.

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Rewards of Autotelic Activities
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Structure of Autotelic Activities
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A Theoretical Model for Enjoyment
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MIHALY CSIKSZENTMIHALYI, Ph.D., professor and former chair of the department of psychology at the University of Chicago, is currently the Davidson Professor of Management at Claremont Graduate University and director of the Quality of Life Research Center. He is author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience (1990), Creativing: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention (1993), and Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everything in Life (1997).

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