Anderson, C.A., Anderson, K.B., Dorr, N., DeNeve, K.M., & Flanagan, M. (2000). 

Temperature and aggression. 

Chapter in Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, 32, 63-133.

M. Zanna (Ed.). Academic Press.

Hot weather and violence go hand in hand. This fact can be derived from a variety of sources, from a variety of centuries, and from a variety of continents. This chapter reviews recent advances in research and theory on the relation between temperature and aggression. It also presents new results relevant to the culture of violence/culture of honor perspective and on routine activity theory. Results from several new lab studies are presented. Global warming effects on the violent crime rate in the United States are examined. New directions for research are discussed.

© Copyright 1999 by Craig A. Anderson

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