Baby schema in human and animal faces induces cuteness perception and gaze allocation in children

@inproceedings{Borgi2014BabySI,
  title={Baby schema in human and animal faces induces cuteness perception and gaze allocation in children},
  author={Marta Borgi and Irene Cogliati-Dezza and Victoria L. Brelsford and Kerstin Meints and Francesca Cirulli},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
The baby schema concept was originally proposed as a set of infantile traits with high appeal for humans, subsequently shown to elicit caretaking behavior and to affect cuteness perception and attentional processes. However, it is unclear whether the response to the baby schema may be extended to the human-animal bond context. Moreover, questions remain as to whether the cute response is constant and persistent or whether it changes with development. In the present study we parametrically… CONTINUE READING

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