Experiencing flow: Is doing it together better than doing it alone?

@article{Walker2010ExperiencingFI,
  title={Experiencing flow: Is doing it together better than doing it alone?},
  author={Charles J. Walker},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  year={2010},
  volume={5},
  pages={11 - 3}
}
  • C. J. Walker
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Positive Psychology
A survey study and two experiments were done to test the hypothesis that social flow is more enjoyable than solitary flow. In the survey study it was found that recalled social flow experiences were rated more enjoyable than solitary flow experiences. In the first experiment when challenge and skill were the same across social and solitary conditions, social flow was reported to be more enjoyable than solitary flow. In the second experiment when the level of social interdependence was… 
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