Flow , performance and moderators of challenge-skill balance

  title={Flow , performance and moderators of challenge-skill balance},
  author={Stefan Engeser and Falko Rheinberg},
The concept of flow is briefly reviewed and several theoretical and methodological problems related to flow research are discussed. In three studies, we attempted to avoid these problems by measuring the experience of flow in its components, rather than operationally defining flow in terms of challenge and skill. With this measure, we tested the assumption that experience of flow substantially depends on the balance of challenge and skill. This assumption could only be partially supported, and… CONTINUE READING
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