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ENVIRONMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Climatic imprints on personality

No plant, animal or human is impervious to the problems posed by bitter winters and scorching summers. Two large studies suggest that many Chinese and US inhabitants have adapted their personality to the temperatures at the place where they grew up.

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Van de Vliert, E. Climatic imprints on personality. Nat Hum Behav 1, 864–865 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-017-0246-7

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