Dr. Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Director, Quality of Life Research Center

Website: www.cgu.edu/pages/4751.asp





Interviews with Dr. Csikszentmihalyi

Applying flow at work (full screen)


How Green Cargo used ESM and applied flow (full screen)


Studying flow at work (full screen)


Dr. Csikszentmihalyi's classes related to POP

• Foundations of positive psychology

• Flow

• Study of experience


Publications and Presentations related to POP

• Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Nakamura, J. (2007). Creativity and responsibility. In H. Gardner (Ed.) Responsibility at work (pp. 64-80). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

• Shernoff, D., Csikszentmihalyi, M., Shneider, B., & Shernoff, E. S. (2003). Student engagement in high school classrooms from the perspective of flow theory. School Psychology Quarterly, 18, 158-176.

• Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2003). Good business: flow, leadership and the making of meaning. New York: Viking.

(a) German Edition by Klett Cotta, Stuttgart (2004)

(b) British Edition (2003)

(c) Korean Edition by Thenan, Seoul

(d) Chinese (simplified) Edition by CITIC Publishing, Beijing

(e) Dutch Edition by Ujtgeverj Boom, Amsterdam, (2003)

(f) Turkish Edition by Yayon ve Iletisin, Ankara

(g) Thai Edition

(h) Portuguese Edition by Artmed Editora, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2004)

(i) Bahasa Indonesian by Mizan Pustaka, Bandung, Indonesia (2006)

(j) Hungarian Edition by Nyitott Konyv, Budapest (2009)

• Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Csikszentmihalyi, I. S. (1993) Family influences on the development of giftedness. In: The Origins and Development of High Ability (pp. 187-206). Chichester, UK: Wiley (Ciba Foundation Symposium 178).

• Csikszentmihalyi, M., & LeFevre, J. (1989). Optimal experience in work and leisure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 56, 815-822.

• Chalip, L., Csikszentmihalyi, M., Kleiber, D., & Larson, R. (1984). Variations in experience in formal and informal sport. The Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 55, 109-116.

• Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Larson, R. (1978). Intrinsic rewards in school crime. Crime and Delinquency, 24, 322-335.

(a) In K. Baker, & R.J. Rubel (Eds.), Violence and crime in the schools (pp. 181-192). Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1980.

(b) In M. Verble (Ed.), Dealing in discipline (pp. 61-71). Lincoln, NE: University of Mid-America, 1980.