Tech Times: Neuro-behavioral study explains why cute images compel humans to act aggressively

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Any person is likely to pinch an infant’s cheeks in response to his/her cuteness. This phenomenon is the subject of a new research that explores how the brain reacts on cute stimuli.Katherine Stavropoulos, a licensed clinical psychologist and assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside, used electrophysiology to determine the amount of electrical impulses fired by neurons when a person sees cute images. (December 5, 2018)

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