There’s an evolutionary reason those adorable puppy photos send tickles through your soul.
It turns out our brains are hardwired to gravitate toward cuteness, according to a recent feature from The Washington Post. And that biological hardwiring traces back to ― you guessed it ― cute babies.
Once a cute image has our attention, it can actually trigger an emotional boost that helps makes us happier and more productive. Check out the video above to see how it’s done.