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How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like /

by Bloom, Paul, autore .
Series: Norton paperback : Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011Description: xvi, 280 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0393340007; 9780393340006.
Contents:
The essence of pleasure -- Foodies -- Bedtricks -- Irreplaceable -- Performance -- Imagination -- Safety and pain -- Why pleasure matters.
Summary: In this fascinating and witty account, Yale psychologist Paul Bloom examines the science behind our curious desires, attractions, and tastes, covering everything from the animal instincts of sex and food to the uniquely human taste for art, music, and stories.
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Bibliogr. p. 241-264.

The essence of pleasure -- Foodies -- Bedtricks -- Irreplaceable -- Performance -- Imagination -- Safety and pain -- Why pleasure matters.

In this fascinating and witty account, Yale psychologist Paul Bloom examines the science behind our curious desires, attractions, and tastes, covering everything from the animal instincts of sex and food to the uniquely human taste for art, music, and stories.

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