Wikimedia Cuteness Association/Science
This page is based on a sheet in the State of the Cuteness 2018.
What cuteness contributes to our movement - according to science!
Yes, cuteness studies are a real thing: https://openknowledgemaps.org/map/942ec5d4ca560684456ed77f63e20128
Cuteness fosters intercultural exchange
- Cuteness is a global phenomenon and culturally specific at the same time! Let’s learn from each other about cuteness in our cultural contexts and celebrate the diversity
Cuteness is important for community health
- Cuteness promotes human empathy and social interaction by breaking down the barriers between self and other - cute fellows help to make new friends and to relate to others
Cuteness helps to generate more free knowledge
- Cute stimuli can positively influence human work productivity, this includes editing, coding and other Wiki related activities