Don’t let mama fool you: (fake) study says kisses don’t help booboos.

If there were ever a study that supported the stereotype of the cold-hearted scientist, this might be it. Thank goodness it was apparently written in jest, along the lines of the British Medical Journal’s annual Christmas issue. But the “study” has still taken the internet by storm, because, well… it’s a bit nuts. It reports a series of experiments in which toddlers are inflicted with booboos, and tested directly whether a mother’s kiss would make it better. And how did they inflict booboo

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