How High Your ‘happy hormone’ while looking at 20 Cute Animal Photos

Studies have shown that when we see something or someone we find cute, it stimulates the area in our mid-brains associated with motivation and reward, causing a surge of dopamine. Over the course of evolution, the human brain has developed certain “cuteness” criteria: big eyes, fluffy paws, and chubby cheeks, just to name a few. All the animals in our compilation do possess the features of cuteness that can...


How High Your happy hormone while looking at 20 Cute Animal Photos

Studies have shown that when we see something or someone we find cute, it stimulates the area in our mid-brains associated with motivation and reward, causing a surge of dopamine. Over the course of evolution, the human brain has developed certain “cuteness” criteria: big eyes, fluffy paws, and chubby cheeks, just to name a few. All the animals in our compilation do possess the features of cuteness that can melt anyone’s heart.

Here at Apegeo we got our dose of the “happy hormone” while looking at these pics. Now it’s your turn!

1. A paw with a cute paw-shaped mark

 

2. Cuteness overload!

5. Just look at these fluffy cuties!

7. Some animals rock their hairstyles!

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