Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

1934 - Today

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (, Hungarian: Csíkszentmihályi Mihály, pronounced [ˈt͡ʃiːksɛntmihaːji ˈmihaːj] (listen); born 29 September 1934) is a Hungarian-American psychologist. He recognised and named the psychological concept of flow, a highly focused mental state conducive to productivity. He is the Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Management at Claremont Graduate University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi has received more than 1,088,976 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 69th most popular psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ranks 69 out of 169Before him are Paul Watzlawick, Martin Seligman, Pierre Janet, Ernst Heinrich Weber, William Stern, and Edward C. Tolman. After him are Alice Miller, Karl Bühler, Kurt Koffka, Stanislav Grof, David Wechsler, and Frederick Herzberg.

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Among people born in 1934, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ranks 56Before him are Allen Carr, Bill Russell, Bettino Craxi, Carlo Rubbia, Rudolf Schuster, and Hans Hollein. After him are Heng Samrin, Tassos Papadopoulos, Pedro Pires, Yasuo Takamori, Udo Jürgens, and Mohamed Farrah Aidid.

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In Croatia

Among people born in Croatia, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi ranks 30 out of 376Before him are Mario Andretti (1940), Stjepan Radić (1871), Ivan Ribar (1881), Tomislav Ivić (1933), Margaret of Hungary (1242), and Dražan Jerković (1936). After him are Ivan Meštrović (1883), Miroslav Krleža (1893), Veljko Kadijević (1925), Marko Marulić (1450), Luka Modrić (1985), and Josip Juraj Strossmayer (1815).