Jackson, Susan A. (2012). Flow. In Richard M. Ryan (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of human motivation (pp. Unknown-Unknown) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195399820.013.0008

Author Jackson, Susan A.
Title of chapter Flow
Title of book The Oxford handbook of human motivation
Place of Publication Oxford, United Kingdom
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Chapter in reference work, encyclopaedia, manual or handbook
DOI 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780195399820.013.0008
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
ISBN 9780199940936
Editor Richard M. Ryan
Start page Unknown
End page Unknown
Total pages 1
Language eng
Abstract/Summary The concept of flow is one that is central to understanding human motivation and the capacity of humans to function optimally in the psychological realm. In this chapter, the concept of flow is defined and described from its dimensional perspective. An overview of some of the research that has been conducted on flow is provided, measurement options are explored, and the critical question of how to facilitate this optimal psychological state is addressed.
Keyword Flow
Facilitating flow
Flow measurement
Optimal experience
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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