How Pleasure Works: why we like what we like
Why do we like films that make us cry? Why do we conjure up imaginary friends? What motivates us to slow at the scene of accidents? And why do some people enjoy being spanked?
Author: Paul Bloom
How Pleasure Works
Explore these and other curious issues related to giving and receiving pleasure in Professor Paul Bloom’s book.
Delve into the science of self harm, take a closer look at why we like art by masters such as Picasso and understand the nature of our obsession with alcohol.
The book explains why it is pleasing to indulge our imagination and enjoy performances or even pain, with many stories, theories and interesting insights for a thought provoking read.
304 pages, paperback
Dimensions: 12.9 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm
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