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Climate is not a good candidate to account for variations in aggression and violence across space and time

  • Hugo Mell (a1), Lou Safra (a1), Nicolas Baumard (a2) and Pierre O. Jacquet (a1) (a2)

We agree with Van Lange et al. that climate is likely to affect individuals' social behavior in many ways. However, we suspect that its impact on physiology and psychology is so remote that its predictive power disintegrates almost completely through the causal chain underlying aggression and violence.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
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