Have you ever seen something so cute you just want to squeeze it to death? Or a child so cute you want to pinch it’s cheeks really hard? Why do we have these odd, powerful, opposite feelings? It’s called “cute aggression” and we’ll try to explain it in this episode. We’ll also look at the bullying in Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, sexual coercion in the song, “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” and yet another nail in the coffin for our non-existent “learning styles”.
- How ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ Went From Parlor Act to Problematic”
- I Asked a Neuroscientist Why I Want to Crush Every Cute Animal I See
- “It’s so Cute I Could Crush It!”: Understanding Neural Mechanisms of Cute Aggression
- Viewers Noticed Some Very Disturbing Details In ‘Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer’