Optimal experience in work and leisure.

@article{Cskszentmihlyi1989OptimalEI,
  title={Optimal experience in work and leisure.},
  author={Mih{\'a}ly Cs{\'i}kszentmih{\'a}lyi and J Lefevre},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={1989},
  volume={56 5},
  pages={
          815-22
        }
}
Followed 78 adult workers for 1 week with the experience sampling method. (This method randomly samples self-reports throughout the day.) The main question was whether the quality of experience was more influenced by whether a person was at work or at leisure or more influenced by whether a person was in flow (i.e., in a condition of high challenges and skills). Results showed that all the variables measuring the quality of experience, except for relaxation and motivation, are more affected by… 

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