Flow and the Foundations of Positive Psychology

Taking into account information processing theories and attempts at quantifying people’s investment, the chapters deal with such topics as time budgets, and the development and use of the Experience Sampling Method of collecting data on attention in everyday life

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

2014

Scholarcy highlights

  • Taking into account information processing theories and attempts at quantifying people’s investment, the chapters deal with such topics as time budgets, and the development and use of the Experience Sampling Method of collecting data on attention in everyday life
  • Flow has become a popular concept in business and management around the world, and research on the concept continues to flourish. This volume contains articles that stem from Csikszentmihalyi’s connection with Martin Seligman; they deal with concepts and theories, as well as with the development and short history, of the field and the “movement” of positive psychology
  • At Claremont Graduate University, he is the former head of the department of psychology at the University of Chicago and of the department of sociology and anthropology at Lake Forest College
  • Martin Seligman, former president of the American Psychological Association, described Csikszentmihalyi as the world's leading researcher on positive psychology

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