Why Our Brains Love Babies
A brief and interesting educational video from AsapSCIENCE explains why people are hard-wired to find babies so cute.
In what’s known scientifically as “baby schema,” babies’ elements and proportions come together to make them aesthetically pleasing to humans, and through our brain’s reward system we are motivated to care for them.
Kiume, S. (2014). Why Our Brains Love Babies. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 23, 2017, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/2014/11/why-our-brains-love-babies/