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Developing an Experimental Induction of Flow : Effortless Action in the Lab

Arlen C. Moller, Brian P. Meier, and Robert D. Wall

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter focuses on developing an experimental technique for inducing flow and creating instances of effortless action in the laboratory. The effort to experimentally induce flow involves two ... More


Effortless Attention, Hypofrontality, and Perfectionism

Arne Dietrich and Oliver Stoll

in Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013840
eISBN:
9780262269438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013840.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines the relationships between effortless attention, reduced mental ability, and perfectionism. It examines the findings of earlier neuroscientific studies in this regard to ... More


Steady-State Water Flow and Hydraulic Conductivity

Marco Bittelli, Gaylon S. Campbell, and Fausto Tomei

in Soil Physics with Python: Transport in the Soil–Plant–Atmosphere System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199683093
eISBN:
9780191763175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683093.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter introduces the concepts behind the flow of water in soil and the forces that retard water flow. Steady-state water flow in saturated soils is presented and saturated hydraulic ... More


The Magic Ring: How Combat Sport Transforms Meaning through Space and Movement

Janet O'Shea

in Risk, Failure, Play: What Dance Reveals about Martial Arts Training

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190871536
eISBN:
9780190871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190871536.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter investigates how combat sport establishes itself as play, rather than violence, through its relationship to designated spaces. Opening with competing definitions of magic in martial arts ... More


An Interview with Richard Powers

Suzanne Nalbantian

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Richard Powers gives an exclusive interview about his creative process in novel-writing, drawn from the experience of writing twelve novels to date. Powers brings neuroscience and technology into his ... More


Soil Gas Phase and Gas Diffusion

Marco Bittelli, Gaylon S. Campbell, and Fausto Tomei

in Soil Physics with Python: Transport in the Soil–Plant–Atmosphere System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199683093
eISBN:
9780191763175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683093.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Geophysics, Atmospheric and Environmental Physics

This chapter describes the diffusion of gases in soil and introduces numerical solutions of transport equations. The reader learns how to transform a differential equation into a matrix system. The ... More


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