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The Concept of Flow and Engagement in Aphasia

Sather, Tom and Nelson, Nickola and Clark, Mary Beth
The Concept of Flow and Engagement in Aphasia. In Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2012 : 42nd : Lake Tahoe, CA : May 20-25, 2012) / : (2012).

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Abstract

Flow represents a concept to denote absorbing experiences, when one is totally involved in the task at hand, and when the task challenges the user but does not overwhelm (Jackson, et al. 2010). The concepts of Flow are influenced by the fundamentals of positive psychology (Csikszentmihalyi, 2008). The influence of positive psychology is noted increasingly in the disability and rehabilitation literature (Dunn & Brody 2008; Holland, 2007). The concept of Flow has been applied to a wide range of settings, including work/employment (Bauman & Scheffer, 2010; Csikszentmihalyi & Csikszentmihalyi 1988), website building and online experience (Sicilia & Ruiz, 2007), and elite athletic training (Jackson, et al., 2010).

EPrint Type:Clinical Aphasiology Paper
Subjects:UNSPECIFIED
ID Code:2356
Conference:Clinical Aphasiology Conference: Clinical Aphasiology Conference (2012 : 42nd : Lake Tahoe, CA : May 20-25, 2012)