The Effect of Haptic and Ambient Temperature Experience on Prosocial Behavior

  title={The Effect of Haptic and Ambient Temperature Experience on Prosocial Behavior},
  author={Dermot Lynott and Katherine S. Corker and Louise Connell and Kerry S. O’Brien},
  journal={Archives of Scientific Psychology},
Temperature is an ever-present feature of the environment, but we are still unsure how changes in temperature experience affect human behavior. On the one hand, some studies have shown that higher temperature experience is linked with more prosocial behaviors (e.g., greater gift giving, altruism), while on the other hand, some studies have shown that higher temperatures are associated with less prosocial behavior (e.g., more violence, aggression). In this study we investigated whether higher… 
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