Why Do We Kiss?

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The scientific study of kissing is "philematology"
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Sources and links to learn more:

Kissing facts: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/let-their-words-do-the-talking/201212/odd-facts-about-kissing

Longest kiss: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/records-1/longest-kiss/

general info on kissing:

http://anthropology.net/2007/03/09/why-do-we-kiss/
http://intro2psych.wordpress.com/2009/05/13/the-evolution-of-a-kiss/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss

birds kissing ("billing"): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beak#Billing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiss

kiss researcher interview [video]: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mun5nXXy6II

pac man's shape: http://pacmanmuseum.com/history/Toru-Iwatani.php

premastication:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Premastication
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtship_feeding

Alicia Silverstone premastication video: http://youtu.be/c6tEKLT5G2M

history of baby food: http://www.foodtimeline.org/foodbaby.html

old baby food instructions: http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/display.cfm?ID=ldnw&PageNum=437

infant vision: http://www.aoa.org/x9420.xml

Pareidolia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pareidolia

Being watched: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-narcissus-in-all-us/201102/how-you-know-eyes-are-watching-you

Scopophobia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scopophobia

Gaze papers:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982213003321
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11322803
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10827445

psychic staring effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychic_staring_effect

Harry Harlow [video]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrNBEhzjg8I

Harry Harlow links:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Harlow
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pit_of_despair
http://bit.ly/16kj1Sw

Hess ducklings: http://www.muskingum.edu/~psych/psycweb/history/hess.htm

imprinting: http://www.encyclopedia.com/topic/imprinting.aspx

Attachment links:

(TEXT BOOK scans) http://bit.ly/16kj1Sw
http://psychology4a.com/attach%203.htm
http://www.ibam.com/pubs/jbam/articles/vol12/no2/3%20-%20Baker%20and%20Carson.pdf

description of puppy experiment: http://bit.ly/13K6XWr

puppy experiment in Guy Murchie's book: http://bit.ly/11U5ih7

acceptance of uncertainty:

http://www.clearlycultural.com/geert-hofstede-cultural-dimensions/uncertainty-avoidance-index/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hofstede's_cultural_dimensions_theory

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