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Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.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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"A stimulating and revolutionary book." --Journal of IndividualPsychology "Beyond Boredom and Anxiety constitutes a major contribution to andcritique of the sociology of work." --Sociology "A very exciting book about the phenomenology of intrinsicallymotivated behavior. Csikszentmihalyi has done a service bydirecting attention to the importance of intrinsic motivation andits relationship to enjoyment and alienation." --ContemporaryPsychology
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).
Preface to the 25th Anniversary Edition. Acknowledgements to the First Edition. Enjoyment and Intrinsic Motivation. Rewards of Autotelic Activities. Structure of Autotelic Activities. A Theoretical Model for Enjoyment. Enjoying Games: Chess. Deep Play and the Flow Experience in Rock Climbing. Measuring the Flow Experience in Rock Dancing. Enjoying Work: Surgery. Flow Patterns in Everyday Life. Effects of Flow Deprivation. Politics of Enjoyment. Tests and Procedures Used in Microflow. Experiments. References. Index.