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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
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,... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.74
Creativity is about capturing those moments that make life worth living. The author's objective is to offer an understanding of what leads to these moments, be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab, so that knowledge can be used to enrich people's lives. Drawing on 100 interviews with exceptional people, from biologists... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2013; US$ 21.14
What really makes people glad to be alive? What are the inner experiences that make life worthwhile? For more than two decades Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi studied those states in which people report feelings of concentration and deep enjoyment. His studies revealed that what makes experience genuinely satisfying is 'flow' - a state of concentration so... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 46.80
The second volume in the collected works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi covers about thirty years of Csikszentmihalyi?s work on three main and interconnected areas of study: attention, flow and positive psychology. Describing attention as psychic energy and in the footsteps of William James, Csikszentmihalyi explores the allocation of attention, the when... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 87.09
The third volume of the collected works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi covers his work on the application of flow in areas that go beyond the field of leisure where the concept was first applied. Based on his personal experience with schooling and learning, as well as that of many others and contrary to what Cicero claimed, Csikszentmihalyi arrived at... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2015; US$ 46.80
This first volume of the Collected Works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi represents his work on Art and Creativity. Starting with his seminal 1964 study on creativity up to his 2010 publication in Newsweek , the volume spans over four decades of research and writing and clearly shows Csikszentmihalyi?s own development as an academic, psychologist, researcher... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20
The meaning of things is a study of the significance of material possessions in contemporary urban life, and of the ways people carve meaning out of their domestic environment. Drawing on a survey of eighty families in Chicago who were interviewed on the subject of their feelings about common household objects, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi and Eugene Rochberg-Halton... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
A Life Worth Living brings together the latest thought on Postive Psychology from an international cast of scholars. It includes historical, philosophical, and empirical views of what psychologists have found to matter for personal happiness and well-being. The contributions to this volume agree on principles of optimal development that start from... more...