So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression : Wow in the World Do you have a face so cute that people want to pinch your cheeks? Does the sight of a baby piglet snuggling up to a newborn baby make you want to kick down a door and run away screaming? Have you ever uttered the words, "You're so cute I could EAT YOU UP!?" Well then you may suffer from a scientific phenomenon known as "Cute Aggression." And in this episode, Mindy and Guy Raz take you through a recent scientific study that explores what causes it, and why? It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of an overwhelming overload of CUTENESS!
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So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression

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So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression

So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression

So Cute You Can't Even! - The Science Of Cute Aggression

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Wow in the World
Do you have a face so cute that people want to pinch your cheeks? Does the sight of a baby piglet snuggling up to a newborn baby make you want to kick down a door and run away screaming? Have you ever uttered the words, "You're so cute I could EAT YOU UP!?" Well then you may suffer from a scientific phenomenon known as "Cute Aggression."
Wow in the World

Do you have a face so cute that people want to pinch your cheeks? Does the sight of a baby piglet snuggling up to a newborn baby make you want to kick down a door and run away screaming? Have you ever uttered the words, "You're so cute I could EAT YOU UP!?" Well then you may suffer from a scientific phenomenon known as "Cute Aggression." And in this episode, Mindy and Guy Raz take you through a recent scientific study that explores what causes it, and why? It's the latest Who, What, When, Where, Why, How, and Wow in the World of an overwhelming overload of CUTENESS!

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