Saturday, January 26, 2013
Week 3 - Going with the flow
This week in class we talked about the theory of flow. The basic idea is one where we can experience moments in life where we lose sense of time, gain total focus on the task at hand, and come away feeling that this moment has changed us. This is achieved by fitting a series of criteria. 1) We have to balance the difficulty of the task with our skill level. If the task is too easy we become bored and if it is too hard we become frustrated. We have most likely all felt both of these problems in things we have done before, maybe like how Calculus was infuriatingly difficult when I took it in college.