Volume 4, Article 7

Volume 4, Article 7

Does positive affect lead to perceptions of meaning in life? The moderating role of self-connection
Kristine Klussman, Austin Lee Nichols, Julia Langer and Nicola Curtin

Klussman, K., Nichols, A. L., Langer, J., & Curtin, N. (2020). ‘Does Positive Affect Lead to Perceptions of Meaning in Life? The Moderating Role of Self-connection.’ European Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 4, 7, 1-11. Retrieved from: https://www.nationalwellbeingservice.org/volumes/volume-4-2020/volume-4-article-7/

Volume 4, Article 7

Published on 2nd May, 2020.


Kristine Klussman is the founder of the Purpose Project, a nonprofit organization aimed at increasing people’s well-being. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Palo Alto University. In addition to overseeing the organization’s research, she is a clinician, author, and speaker.

Austin Lee Nichols is the Director of Research at Connection Lab. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Florida. Prior to working at Connection Lab, he held various faculty positions around the world in both Psychology and Business.

Julia Langer is a Research Associate at Connection Lab, the research arm of the Purpose Project. She received her M.H.Sc. in Public Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins
Bloomberg School of Public Health and has focused her career on using mental health interventions to improve well-being.

Nicola Curtin was one of the founding members of Connection Lab. She received her Ph.D. in Personality and Social Contexts from the department of Psychology at the
University of Michigan and is currently a Senior Learning and Development Specialist at Alameda Health System.