Too Cute for Words: Cuteness Evokes the Kama Muta Emotion and Motivates Communal Sharing

Master thesis English OPEN
Steinnes, Kamilla Knutsen;
(2017)
  • Subject: kama muta | Kindchenschema | cuteness | being moved | communal sharing

Infantile attributes, such as large eyes, chubby cheeks, and a small nose and mouth, comprise the visual Kindchenschema and are perceived as cute. People are highly sensitive to such features as they stimulate approach and care, which is triggered by an emotional respon... View more
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