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

  title={Experiencing flow: Is doing it together better than doing it alone?},
  author={Charles J. Walker},
  journal={The Journal of Positive Psychology},
  pages={11 - 3}
  • C. J. Walker
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Positive Psychology
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