Babies don’t just look cute, scientists find

Posted by on June 6, 2016 3:59 pm
Categories: Science

What is it about the sight of an infant that makes almost everyone crack a smile? Big eyes, chubby cheeks, and a button nose? An infectious laugh, soft skin, and a captivating smell? While we have long known that babies look cute, researchers have found that cuteness is designed to appeal to all our senses to trigger vital caregiving behaviors.

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