What's In A Name? Female-named Hurricanes May Be More Deadly, Report Says
June 3, 2014

Via NJ.com:

Hurricanes with female names kill more people than hurricanes with male names because people are less intimidated by the name, according to a new study.

Researchers at the University of Illinois and Arizona State University set up six experiments presenting a series of questions to between 100 to 346 people, The Washington Post reported.

The results of the tests found that, in one exercise, respondents who imagined a male-named hurricane predicted it to be more intense than female-named hurricanes. They also discovered in another exercise that the name of the hurricane affected the way resp...

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