Member Since: 1984
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is the C.S. and D.J. Davidson professor of psychology and management at the Claremont Graduate University in California. He received his BA and PhD from the University of Chicago, where he taught for 30 years and chaired the Department of Psychology. Csikszentmihalyi has received numerous grants for his research on the quality of experience in daily lives, creative thinking, and adolescence across cultures. His publications include Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, which has been translated in 23 languages; Talented Teenagers (with Kevin Rathunde and Samuel Whalen); The Evolving Self: A Psychology for the Third Millennium; Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention; and Good Business: Flow, Leadership and the Making of Meaning.He is the recipient of several honorary degrees and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and The American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, among others.