Flow Setting & Symbolism

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is the site used by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as a launching pad for his studies in flow, achieving the optimal experience. Through extensive research performed at the private university, the author was able to develop and refine his theories on controlled consciousness. The work began as part of the author's doctoral dissertation.

A great number of study participants were in attendance at the University, as were the largest part of Csikszentmihalyi's research team. While the author's research has also continued outside the University, Csikszentmihalyi credits the institution for its great contributions to the science of psychology.

Hierarchy of needs

Csikszentmihalyi states that the hierarchy of needs is the biggest determining factor in happiness.

Control of consciousness

Control of consciousness is the basis on which the flow principle is formed.

Concentration camps

Location of Jewish prisoners held by Hitler in World War II...

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