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Creativity : Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention (97 Edition)

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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 and physicists to politicians and business leaders, poets and artists, as well as his 30 years of research on the subject, Csikszentmihalyi uses his famous theory to explore the creative process. He discusses such ideas as why creative individuals are often seen as selfish and arrogant, and why the tortured genius is largely a myth. Most important, he clearly explains why creativity needs to be cultivated and is necessary for the future of our country, if not the world.

Synopsis:

Using the theories put forth in his bestselling book "Flow", Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi explains the creative process, providing readers with lessons on how to tap into their own creativity through the examples of nearly 100 people whose achievements have changed our world.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [429]-442) and index.

About the Author


Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is professor and former chairman of the Department of Psychology at the University of Chicago.

His previous books include Flow and The Evolving Self. Flow was shown on the 1993 NBC Super Bowl broadcast as the book that inspired Jimmy Johnson, then coach of the Dallas Cowboys. It was also a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and the Quality Paperback Book Club.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060928209
Author:
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Author:
Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
Author:
Csikszentmihaly
Author:
by Mihaly Csikszent
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Creativity
Subject:
Personal and practical guides
Subject:
Creative Ability
Subject:
Creative thinking
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Creation (literary, artistic, etc.)
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Creativity
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series Volume:
CM-91
Publication Date:
19970531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.12x5.32x1.13 in. .75 lbs.

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