Yes, women might ‘feel the cold’ more than men. Here’s why

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We all have different preferences for when it’s the right time to bring out the winter blankets. And the thermostat’s setting often forms the basis of office arguments between women and men regarding the “correct” temperature for it to be set.

Between the sexes, there are always more similarities than differences. But research does consistently show women prefer a higher indoor temperature to men.

But is there any science backing up the widespread belief women “feel the cold” more than men?
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jun 2022


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