14 Weird Things That You Can Catch and Contagious
Just looking at a person who's cold can be enough to make you feel chilly too, according to research. A study from neuropsychiatrists at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, published last year in the journal PLOS One, found evidence for "temperature contagion." The study suggests that when participants watched a video of a person's hand being plunged into freezing water, the temperature of their hands dropped, too. The more empathetic the participants rated themselves to be, the greater the temperature drop they experienced.