Temperature & Aggression

Journal Articles

Carlsmith, J.M., & Anderson, C.A. (1979). Ambient temperature and the occurrence of collective violence: A new analysis . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 37, 337-344.

Anderson, C.A. & Anderson, D.C. (1984). Ambient temperature and violent crime: Tests of the linear and curvilinear hypotheses . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 46, 91-97.

Anderson, C.A. (1987). Temperature and aggression: Effects on quarterly, yearly, and city rates of violent and nonviolent crime . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 1161-1173.

Anderson, C.A. (1989). Temperature and aggression: Ubiquitous effects of heat on the occurrence of human violence . Psychological Bulletin, 106, 74-96.

Anderson, C.A., & DeNeve, K.M. (1992). Temperature, aggression, and the negative affect escape model . Psychological Bulletin, 111, 347-351.

Groom, R.W., & Anderson, C.A. (1994). Effects of temperature and age distribution on violent crime rates in the United States . The MU McNair Journal, 2, 17-20.

Anderson, C.A, Deuser, W.E., DeNeve, K. (1995). Hot temperatures, hostile affect, hostile cognition, and arousal: Tests of a general model of affective aggression . Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 434-448.

Anderson, C.A., Anderson, K.B., & Deuser, W.E. (1996). Examining an affective aggression framework: Weapon and temperature effects on aggressive thoughts, affect, and attitudes . Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 366-376.

Anderson, C.A., & Anderson, K.B. (1996). Violent crime rate studies in philosophical context: A destructive testing approach to heat and southern culture of violence effects . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 740-756.

Anderson, C.A., & Bushman, B.J. (1997). External validity of "trivial" experiments: The case of laboratory aggression . Review of General Psychology, 1, 19-41.

Anderson, C.A., Bushman, B.J., & Groom, R.W. (1997). Hot years and serious and deadly assault: Emprirical tests of the heat hypothesis . Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 1213-1223.

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.

Anderson, C.A. (2001). Heat and Violence. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 10, 33-38.

Sollers, J.J., Sanford, T.A., Nabors-Oberg, R., Anderson, C.A., & Thayer, J.F. (2002). Examining changes in HRV in response to varying ambient temperature . Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 21, 30-34.

Bushman, B.J., Wang, M.C. & Anderson, C.A. (2005). Is the curve relating temperature to aggression linear or curvilinear? Assaults and temperature in Minneapolis reexamined. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 89, 62-66.

Book Chapters and Other Publications

Anderson, C.A., & Anderson, K.B. (1998). Temperature and aggression: Paradox, controversy, and a (Fairly) clear picture . Chapter in R. Geen & E. Donnerstein (Eds.) Human aggression: Theories, research and implications for policy. (pp. 247-298). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Bushman, B.J., & Anderson, C.A. (1998). Methodology in the study of aggression: Integrating experimental and nonexperimental findings. Chapter in R. Geen & E. Donnerstein (Eds.) Human aggression: Theories, research and implications for policy. (pp. 23-48). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Anderson, C.A. (2000). Violence and Aggression . Chapter in A.E. Kazdin (Ed.) Encyclopedia of psychology, 8, 162-169. New York & Washington D.C.: Oxford University Press and the American Psychological Association.

Anderson, C.A. (in press). Aggression . Article to appear in E. Borgatta (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Sociology,
 Revised Edition, New York: MacMillan.

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.

Anderson, C.A., & Bushman, B.J. (2002). Human aggression . Annual Review of Psychology, 53, 27-51.

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