When reading an author’s material, it’s important to know something about the writer. What is the person’s background? His or her accomplishments? Theories? Sources of controversy?
While best known for his theory of Flow and as co-founder of the field of Positive Psychology, Mihlay Csikszentmihalyi is one of the most accomplished and respected researchers and writers on creativity. Take some time to explore the Internet for information on the author. Enter “Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi” into Google, YouTube, or your search engine of choice. Explore several sites. Follow what intrigues you.
After you’ve read and thought about what you found, click on the Activity 3: Csikszentmihalyi Biography link. Within this topic, click Create Thread. Enter a subject line that calls attention to the topic(s) or site(s) you will be writing about in your post. In one brief post, summarize one intriguing piece of information you learned about the author. Then copy and paste in the link to your source, so others can check it out if they’d like.