This video is a special release from the original Thinking Allowed series that ran on public television from 1986 until 2002. It was recorded in about 1996.
Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi was a professor of psychology at the University of Chicago. He is author of several books including Flow, The Evolving Self and Creativity. Here he discusses the results of over thirty years researching the lives of highly creative individuals. He points out that creativity involves a lifelong commitment that begins with one’s personal life and moves beyond to the larger cultural domain. He notes that his data does not support many common images about creative persons.
Now you can watch all of the programs from the original Thinking Allowed Video Collection, hosted by Jeffrey Mishlove. Subscribe to the new Streaming Channel (https://thinkingallowed.vhx.tv/) and watch more than 350 programs now, with more, previously unreleased titles added weekly.
New!! Free month of the classic Thinking Allowed streaming channel for New Thinking Allowed subscribers only. Use code THINKFREELY.
Published on January 7, 2023