Playing Tetris to Reach Flow with Kate Sweeny (Part 1)

Premiere DateNov 27, 2018
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:47 Kate Sweeny Preface
01:25 Research in Stress & Coping
03:03 Simulating Stressful Waiting
06:21 What Happens in a Flow State
07:17 Flow Can Come From Anywhere
11:09 Outro
11:41 SF Two Medicine
16:25 Finish

Kate Sweeny joins the show to discuss her recent study exploring how flow helps people cope with stressful waiting situations, and how playing Tetris can help people reach it.

Kate Sweeny is a professor of psychology and director of the Life Events Lab at UC Riverside. Click here to read more about the study.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…