Yrd.Doç.Dr. Sami Abuhamdeh

İnsan ve Toplum Bilimleri Fakültesi
Psikoloji Bölümü
Dahili No :  9240

Öğrenim Durumu

Lisans, Psychology Arizona State University, 1992
Y. Lisans, Social and Personality Psychology University of Texas at Austin, 1997
Doktora, Psychology (Comparative Human Development) University of Chicago, 2008


Abuhamdeh, S., Csikszentmihalyi, M., & Baland, J. (in press).  Enjoying the possibility of defeat: Outcome uncertainty, suspense, and intrinsic motivation. Motivation and Emotion.

Owe, E., Vignoles, V.L., Becker, M., Brown, R., Smith, P.B., Lee, S.W....Jalal, B. (2013).  Identifying the belief component of individualism-collectivism: Contextualism across 36 national groups.  Journal of Cross Cultural Psychology, 44, 24-45.

Abuhamdeh, S. & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2012).  The importance of challenge for the enjoyment of intrinsically-motivated, goal-directed activities.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38(3), 317-330.

Abuhamdeh, S. (2012).  A conceptual framework for the integration of flow theory and cognitive evaluation theory.  In S. Engeser (Ed.), Advances in flow research (pp. 109-121).  New York, NY: Springer.

Abuhamdeh, S. & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2011).  Attentional involvement and intrinsic motivation.  Motivation and Emotion, 36(3), 257-267.

Abuhamdeh, S. & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2009).  Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation orientations in the competitive context: An examination of person-situation interactions.  Journal of Personality, 77(5), 1615-1635.

Csikszentmihalyi, M., Abuhamdeh, S., & Nakamura, J. (2005).  Flow.  In Elliot, A. & Dweck, C. (Eds.), Handbook of competence and motivation (pp. 598-608). New York, NY: Guilford.

Abuhamdeh, S. & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2004).  The artistic personality: A systems perspective.  In R. Sternberg, E. Grigorenko, and J. Singer (Eds.), Creativity: From potential to realization (pp. 31–42). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Abuhamdeh, S. & Jalal, B.  Perceptions of efficacy and feelings of belonging as sources of positive self-regard among a sample of 120 urban Egyptians. Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

Owe, E., Vignoles, V. L., Abuhamdeh, S., Aldhafri, S., Amponsah, B., Ayala, B. C. …Zinkeng, M. Measuring culture: Values, beliefs and practices across 34 natins and 57 cultural groups.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology, Istanbul, Turkey, 2011.

Abuhamdeh, S. & Csikszentmihalyi, M.  Academic integration, social integration, and the life satisfaction of US college students: An experience sampling study.  Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, New Orleans, USA, 2011.

Abuhamdeh, S. Why "optimal" challenges do not always lead to optimal experiences.  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science. San Francisco, USA, 2009.

Abuhamdeh, S. Cognitive Evaluation Theory and Flow Theory: Two sides of the same coin?  Paper presented at the annual convention of the Society for the Study of Motivation. San Francisco, USA, 2009.

Abuhamdeh, S. The correspondence between subjective challenge and objective difficulty.  Paper presented at the Fourth European Conference on Positive Psychology. Opatija, Croatia, 2008.

Abuhamdeh, S.  Understanding intrinsic motivation: A deconstruction of the perceived competence construct. Paper presented as part of the Quality of Life Research Center Working Paper Series, Claremont, USA, 2006.


American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Society for the Study of Motivation
Psychologists for Social Responsibility