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Research interests

Evert Van de Vliert, Professor Emeritus, held positions at the Universities of Groningen in the Netherlands, Saint Andrews in Scotland, and Bergen in Norway. He is the author of more than 200 publications in the area of social psychology applied to dyads, groups, organizations and nations, including the book Climate, Affluence, and Culture (2009). In 2005, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Association for Conflict Management. His current research concentrates on latitudinal psychology in general, and the impact of threatening, unthreatening, unchallenging and challenging habitats on cultural variation in values, beliefs and practices in particular.


Climato-economic habitats support patterns of human needs, stresses, and freedoms

White, gray, and black domains of cultural adaptations to climato-economic conditions

Climato-economic livability predicts societal collectivism and political autocracy better than parasitic stress does

Climato-economic imprints on Chinese collectivism

Impacts of colder and hotter climates on richer and poorer people's daily functioning

Latitudinal gradients as scientific tools for psychologists

Climatic Ignition of Motivation

Cold, heat, wealth, and culture

Latitudinal Psychology: An Ecological Perspective on Creativity, Aggression, Happiness, and Beyond

Northerners and Southerners Differ in Conflict Culture

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