Positive Consequences: The Impact of an Undergraduate Course on Positive Psychology

@article{Kleinman2014PositiveCT,
  title={Positive Consequences: The Impact of an Undergraduate Course on Positive Psychology},
  author={Kimberly E. Kleinman and C. Asselin and G. Henriques},
  journal={Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={05},
  pages={2033-2045}
}
  • Kimberly E. Kleinman, C. Asselin, G. Henriques
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Psychology
  • With the rise of positive psychology and burgeoning evidence base, graduate and undergraduate institutions are now teaching positive psychology as an academic course. Little is known however about its effects. Therefore, the current study sought to develop a positive psychology course conceptually grounded in theory, while also exploring the extent to which the course impacted student well-being. The 25 students enrolled in the class, and a second group of 26 students who were enrolled in… CONTINUE READING
    2 Citations

    Tables from this paper

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 38 REFERENCES
    Towards a positive university
    • 79
    Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: a practice-friendly meta-analysis.
    • 1,790
    • PDF
    Positive education: positive psychology and classroom interventions
    • 1,074
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Happiness is everything, or is it? Explorations on the meaning of psychological well-being.
    • 8,292
    • PDF
    Handbook of positive psychology
    • 3,748
    • PDF
    What do you do when things go right? The intrapersonal and interpersonal benefits of sharing positive events.
    • 868
    • PDF
    The Benefits of Frequent Positive Affect: Does Happiness Lead to Success?
    • 4,746
    • PDF
    Development and validation of brief measures of positive and negative affect: the PANAS scales.
    • 28,951
    • PDF