Flow Scales

License to Reproduce

License to Reproduce

Allows you to administer the FLOW via a paper and pencil survey. The downloadable PDF file includes one copy of the FLOW (all forms), scoring keys, and permission to reproduce/administer the FLOW for up to the quantity purchased. The PDF is non-refundable.

This product is not sold individually. You must select at least 50 quantity for this product.
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The Flow Scales* (FLOW)
License to Reproduce

Purchase FLOW License to Reproduce if you plan to administer the FLOW via a paper and pencil survey. You reproduce, administer, and score the FLOW yourself.

* The 8 Flow Scales
  • LONG Dispositional Flow Scale - General (DFS-2-General)
  • LONG Dispositional Flow Scale - Physical (DFS-2-Physical)
  • LONG Flow State Scale - General (FSS-2-General)
  • LONG Flow State Scale - Physical (FSS-2-Physical)
  • SHORT Dispositional Flow Scale (S DFS-2)
  • SHORT Flow State Scale (S FSS-2)
  • CORE Dispositional Flow Scale (C DFS-2)
  • CORE Flow State Scale (C FSS-2)

Terms of Use for License to Reproduce
The License to Reproduce is a data license for research purposes only. This license grants you permission to collect and disclose (a) item scores and scale scores, (b) statistical analyses of those scores (such as group average, group standard deviation, T-scores, etc.) and (c) pre-authorized sample items only, as provided by Mind Garden, for results write-up and publication.

For example, with purchase of the License to Reproduce and when presenting your findings:

  • You may share the group's mean scale scores with survey participants and others.
  • You may not share item text in publications with the exception of the pre-authorized sample items included with license purchase.
  • You may not copy, modify, or paraphrase content from Mind Garden Individual Reports and release that content to your survey participants or others.

Note: this list illustrates some permitted and prohibited uses of the instrument and is not meant to be all-encompassing.

The instrument items, directions, manual, individual report, group report, and any other descriptive information available through Mind Garden is the intellectual property of the copyright holder and can be used only with purchase or written permission from Mind Garden.

Translations are available free of charge with your FLOW License to Reproduce purchase. The PDF file includes the English form(s) and the translated form(s) on separate pages. When ordering, select the language from the Translation drop-down list. Need multiple translations? Contact us. Can't find the translation you need? You may request permission to make a translation by requesting/completing the Translation Application Form.

View available translations
  • Chinese (Simplified) - DFS-2-Physical, FSS-2-Physical
  • Chinese (Traditional) - DFS-2-General, FSS-2-General
  • Croatian - DFS-2-General, FSS-2-General
  • Dutch - S DFS-2
  • German - DFS-2-Physical
  • Hebrew - S FSS-2
  • Indonesian - FSS-2-General
  • Italian
  • Japanese - DFS-2-Physical, FSS-2-Physical
  • Macedonian - DFS-2-General
  • Norwegian - DFS-2-General only
  • Portuguese - S DFS-2, S FSS-2
  • Russian - DFS-2-General
  • Spanish - FSS-2-General, DFS-2 General only
  • Swedish - FSS-2-General
  • Turkish - DFS-2-Physical, FSS-2-Physical, SDFS-2, SFSS-2

Note: We cannot assure translation quality — many are made by individual researchers and we are not necessarily familiar with the particular language or dialect. Some of the translations are partial and typically do not have validation data. Basically, we offer whatever is available to facilitate your work.

Alternative License Types

Eklund, Robert C.

Robert C. Eklund, Ph.D., is Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Advancement and Mode L. Stone Distinguished Professor of Sport Psychology at Florida State University.

Jackson, Susan A.

Susan A. Jackson, PhD, is a sport and exercise psychologist. She has spent her career researching the concept of "flow" - that optimal psychological state popularly known as "being in the zone."

Martin, Andrew J.

Andrew J. Martin, PhD, is an educational psychologist specializing in motivation, engagement, achievement, and quantitative research methods. He is Professor Research Fellow and Australian Research Council Future Fellow at the University of Sydney (New South Wales 2006, Australia).

Volume discounts

QuantityPrice Per Unit
50 $2.50
100 $1.75
500 $1.38
1000 $1.00
5000 $0.80
10000 $0.60
25000 $0.43
50000 $0.35

For pricing on higher quantities please contact Mind Garden.