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Warmth, Interpersonal

  • By: Kevin MacDonald
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Interpersonal warmth is a dimension of individual differences in personality. People high on this dimension are described as warm and affectionate, whereas people low on the dimension are described as cold and indifferent. Languages around the world reflect this distinction, ...

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