Defining writing as an altered state of consciousness (ASC), this essay examines parallels between expressivist writing pedagogy and theories of psychologists Csikszentmihalyi and Tart. It further describes the benefits for writers who achieve ASC in terms of their learning potential and creative power.
"Writing as an Altered State of Consciousness: Process, Pedagogy, and Spirituality,"
The Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning:
1, Article 8.
Available at: http://trace.tennessee.edu/jaepl/vol16/iss1/8
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