The Science of Cute


The Science of Cute: What Baby Animals Do To Your Brain

Published by Upworthy



Japanese grad students have been investigating one of science’s great mysteries… the impact of cute stuff on our brains. They’ve found a practical way to test how people perform after being exposed to something adorable.

First, the study group was asked to do an intricate task. Then they were shown pictures of baby animals, adult animals, and tasty food. When they went back to the task, the group performed it better, especially after seeing the baby animals. Check out the chart to see the impressive super powers of baby animals.