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Dr. Jennifer Thompson on whether cold weather affects our behavior

In this article with “Chicago Tribune”, Business Psychology Professor Dr. Jennifer Thompson discusses whether cold weather affects our behavior towards others.

“It can create this upward spiral, where people shift to a self-perception of ‘I do good in the world,’ and that can really heighten meaning and purpose.” Read more.


Dr. Thompson is a business psychologist who is devoted to uniting consulting and teaching. Her main focus is positive organizational behavior, positive psychology and psychological capital. This involves applying self-efficacy, resilience, hope, optimism, mindfulness and human strengths in organizational settings. Read more.