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Dangerous concept; successful execution: From the mediea team at Small Mammal, a cute video story that deconstructs a cute YouTube video to look at the science of cuteness.
Somebody run tell Liz Spikol!
What’s the problem Paul H. Morris brought up? Was it really WHY we find the children of any kind so adorable?
As for me it rather looks like the hen-and-egg problem. The question is: what was first (fat on belly or love for our offsprings), not whether it influences on our emotions (as we agree it does).
And, to be honest, what is the question for? Even if I know ‘why’ I still find babies very cute.
This blog has moved. I am now cultivating Neuron Culture at Wired Science Blogs.
Hoo boy. I never thought I’d have to resign a blogging position in protest. But so…
A Happy 4th from Andrew Sullivan:
The rise of this type of citizen journalism [i.e., journalism via blogs]…
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