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Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi dies at 87

Hungarian-American psychologist Mihály Csikszentmihályi has died, aged 87. Known for his work in the study of happiness and creativity, Csíkszentmihályi introduced flow theory in the 1970s, defining flow as a state of mind attained when one becomes fully immersed in an activity.

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Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s “Creativity, fulfillment and flow” talk at TED

Mihaly Czikszentmihalyi asks, “What makes a life worth living?” Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of flow.