Ecstasy: The Influence Of Physical Temperatures

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The most interesting future research direction that comes to mind for me is the line between warm and hot. To clarify, it is a well-known psychological phenomenon that as temperatures rise, so does aggressive behavior. If physical warmth, as demonstrated in this study, increases interpersonal warmth, where does that effect stop and begin moving toward that increased aggression? I’d be interested to see if the manner in which the physical temperature is delivered also plays a factor. In this study, it was a more concentrated, subtle approach to priming temperature. Would turning the heat or air conditioning on high influence interpersonal warmth similarly? Instead of concentrating the physical temperature on one part of the body (the hand),

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