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Why Do We Kiss?

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Published on Apr 30, 2013

The scientific study of kissing is "philematology"
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Sources and links to learn more:

Kissing facts: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/l...

Longest kiss: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/r...

general info on kissing:

http://anthropology.net/2007/03/09/wh...
http://intro2psych.wordpress.com/2009...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss

birds kissing ("billing"): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beak#Bil...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss

kiss researcher interview [video]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mun5n...

pac man's shape: http://pacmanmuseum.com/history/Toru-...

premastication:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premasti...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtshi...

Alicia Silverstone premastication video: http://youtu.be/c6tEKLT5G2M

history of baby food: http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodbaby....

old baby food instructions: http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/c...

infant vision: http://www.aoa.org/x9420.xml

Pareidolia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareidolia

Being watched: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/t...

Scopophobia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scopophobia

Gaze papers:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11...
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10...

psychic staring effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychic_...

Harry Harlow [video]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrNBEh...

Harry Harlow links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Ha...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_of_d...
http://bit.ly/16kj1Sw

Hess ducklings: http://www.muskingum.edu/~psych/psycw...

imprinting: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/imp...

Attachment links:

(TEXT BOOK scans) http://bit.ly/16kj1Sw
http://psychology4a.com/attach%203.htm
http://www.ibam.com/pubs/jbam/article...

description of puppy experiment: http://bit.ly/13K6XWr

puppy experiment in Guy Murchie's book: http://bit.ly/11U5ih7

acceptance of uncertainty:

http://www.clearlycultural.com/geert-...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofstede...

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