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gregory brown

Why Are Babies So Cute?

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What makes babies so AWW? Video on UGLY animals: http://youtu.be/8nYpVlTdr3I SUBSCRIBE - it's free!: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 FOLLOW US! Links below: Instagram and Twitter: @whalewatchmeplz and @mitchellmoffit Clickable: http://bit.ly/16F1jeC and http://bit.ly/15J7ube Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1fjWszw Twitter: http://bit.ly/1d84R71 Tumblr: http://bit.ly/1amIPjF Vine: Search "AsapSCIENCE" on vine! Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and Gregory Brown (twitter @whalewatchmeplz). Special thanks to Earth Unplugged for all the animal footage! Further Reading -- Aesthetic and Incentive Salience of Cute Infant Faces: Studies of Observer Sex, Oral Contraception and Menstrual Cycle http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3667077/ Isn't It Cute: An Evolutionary Perspective of Baby-Schema Effects in Visual Product Designs http://www.ijdesign.org/ojs/index.php/IJDesign/article/view/1023/363 Is attentional prioritisation of infant faces unique in humans?: Comparative demonstrations by modified dot-probe task in monkeys. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23644178 Multisensory Integration in Non-Human Primates during a Sensory-Motor Task http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3837444/ Baby schema modulates the brain reward system in nulliparous women http://www.pnas.org/content/106/22/9115.full Sweet Puppies and Cute Babies: Perceptual Adaptation to Babyfacedness Transfers across Species http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3596402/ The Power of Kawaii: Viewing Cute Images Promotes a Careful Behavior and Narrows Attentional Focus http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3458879/ Baby Schema in Infant Faces Induces Cuteness Perception and Motivation for Caretaking in Adults http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3260535/