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Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience

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The author tells how inner satisfaction can be achieved through the implemtation of FLOW--the focused state of mind that amounts to total absorption in an activity so that nothing else seems to matter.
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Published June 1st 1994 by Nightingale-Conant Corporation (first published 1990)
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A Hungarian psychology professor, who emigrated to the United States at the age of 22. Now 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.

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