What is the origin of 72 degrees and 'room temperature?
October 16, 2011 4:34 PM Subscribe
Does anyone know how or why 72 degrees fahrenheit was decided as the ideal ambient temperature for humans? is there any scientific basis for this number at all? seems like it makes sense, but why 72, instead of 73 or 71? any ideas when, where, how or why this came into practice? Thanks! /bc