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Why Are Things Cute?

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Published on Oct 14, 2012

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Thanks to my AWESOME mom for scanning and sending pictures of myself when I was younger. You RULE, Mom!

"cute" etymology: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?t...

Konrad Lorenz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konrad_L...

CUTE human baby: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9oxmR...

MARCEL THE SHELL: http://bit.ly/Rv8Y5o

Cute hammer, face, and cat (interactive): http://www.exploratorium.edu/mind/jud...

Daniel Dennet TED talk about cuteness (and more!): http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_dennett_...

cute and psychology: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/u...

Nucleus Accumbens: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nucleus_...

Mickey got cuter [PDF): http://www.monmsci.net/~kbaldwin/mick...

puremrz ART: http://www.puremrz.deviantart.com

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

Animals by order of domestication: http://archaeology.about.com/od/dterm...

**The modern dog as technology**
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/201...
http://www.sciencefriday.com/segment/...
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/evolutio...

Articles on the science of cute:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuteness
http://www.gizmag.com/the-science-of-...
http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/03/sci...
http://arstechnica.com/science/2006/0...
http://www.huliq.com/10282/cute-baby-...

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