Feeling Cold

I’m in sunny Las Vegas taking a break from the cold, but I’ll be back in New York in a few days. When I return to the freezing weather I’ve found a way to rewire how I think about the temperature. According to new research from the University of Sussex, looking at someone who is cold can actually make you feel cold! And it has even bigger implications than putting on a hat. According to the authors:

“Humans are profoundly social creatures and much of humans’ success results from our ability to work together in complex communities — this would be hard to do if we were not able to rapidly empathize with each other and predict one another’s thoughts, feelings and motivations.”

Read more about the research here.


Rose Caiola
Inspired. Rewired.

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