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What Is The Psychological Effect Of Naming Storms?

Feb 19, 2014 (All Things Considered) — Nick Epley at the University of Chicago has been studying the effects of naming inanimate things like storms. He finds that doing so gives them human-like qualities --among them, intentionality.

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