Originally Posted by LennartLarsson
Alistair and Grant (and by all means Naj): I just cannot believe that we have some kind of a chimney up there. It not logical. I agree with the conclusion that the reason for us to feel so comfortable when wearing a cap in the cold, is just that the head otherwise is uncovered. The heat, when working, goes out everywhere in the body by sweating. It has to be that way to my logics. But never mind, it is not a big deal!
It *sounds* logical enough to me--the rest of the body has a layer of fat to insulate it. That said, I think you're correct. This article references a study that debunks the myth. http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/20...humanbehaviour