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The bonnie baby: experimentally manipulated temperament affects perceived cuteness and motivation to view infant faces.

Abstract:

Attractive individuals are perceived as having various positive personality qualities. Positive personality qualities can in turn increase perceived attractiveness. However, the developmental origins of the link between attractiveness and personality are not understood. This is important because infant attractiveness ('cuteness') elicits caregiving from adults, and infant personality ('temperament') shapes caregiving behaviour. While research suggests that adults have more positive attitudes ...

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10.1111/desc.12112

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Journal:
Developmental science
Volume:
17
Issue:
2
Pages:
257-269
Publication date:
2014-03-01
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EISSN:
1467-7687
ISSN:
1363-755X
Source identifiers:
444290
Language:
English
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2014-02-08

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