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| Published: September 24, 2020

Role of cognitive flexibility and mindfulness on flow

Dr. Anita Sheerha

Rajasthan University, Department of Psychology, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.138/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.138

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The aim of the present study was to examine the cognitive skills and mindfulness in relation to flow disposition. For the same purpose college students from Delhi University (50 females and 50 males) in the age group of 18-28 was taken. The participants were asked to complete Cognitive and Affective Mindfulness Scale-Revised (CAMS-R; Feldman et al. 2007), the Cognitive Flexibility Scale (CFS; Martin & Ruben, 1995), the Dispositional Flow Scale-2 General (DFS2; Jackson & Eklund, 2002) and demographic questions. To do this study it was also enquired in advance if the students had ever practiced mindfulness meditation ever before. The results showed that when demographic variable and history of mindfulness meditation were held constant lead to cognitive flexibility and mindfulness as a good predictors of flow disposition, Female r2 =0 .181, male r2 =0 .202 and correlation (female r= 0.65 and male r=0.69), p < .001. It indicated male’s students have high mindfulness on flow than female’s students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.138/20200803

10.25215/0803.138

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020