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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...
- United Nations University Press 1999; US$ 19.95
This text provides a regional perspective on the interrelationship between political and economic change, and delineates the challenges that these developments present to the former socialist countries of East and Central Europe, undergoing a transition to democracy in the 1990s. 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...
- F+W Media 2009; US$ 10.95 US$ 8.98
I want to be my own boss. I never want to punch another timeclock. I want to follow my own dream. Each year, millions of Americans choose the path of self-employment--whether as freelancers, consultants, or microbusiness owners. And every year, they encounter pitfalls and detours along the way. When they have questions, where can they turn? This book... 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...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.95 US$ 74.49
A Research-Driven Resource on Building Biochemical Systems to Perform Information Processing Functions Information Processing by Biochemical Systems describes fully delineated biochemical systems, organized as neural network–type assemblies. It explains the relationship between these two apparently unrelated fields, revealing how biochemical... more...