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The Resource How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like, Paul Bloom

How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like, Paul Bloom

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How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like
Title
How pleasure works
Title remainder
the new science of why we like what we like
Statement of responsibility
Paul Bloom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this fascinating and witty account, Yale psychologist Paul Bloom draws on insights from child development, philosophy, neuroscience, and behavioral economics to examine the science behind our curious desires, attractions, and tastes, covering everything from the animal instincts for sex and food to the uniquely human taste for art, music, and stories
Summary
Examines the science behind humans' strange and 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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356478
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Bloom, Paul
Dewey number
152.4/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Emotions
  • Pleasure
  • Emotions
  • Pleasure
  • Lust
Target audience
adult
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the new science of why we like what we like
Label
How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like, Paul Bloom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The essence of pleasure
  • Foodies
  • Bedtricks
  • Irreplaceable
  • Performance
  • Imagination
  • Safety and pain
  • Why pleasure matters
Control code
ocn317919999
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9780393066326
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010005803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)317919999
Label
How pleasure works : the new science of why we like what we like, Paul Bloom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 241-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The essence of pleasure
  • Foodies
  • Bedtricks
  • Irreplaceable
  • Performance
  • Imagination
  • Safety and pain
  • Why pleasure matters
Control code
ocn317919999
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 280 pages
Isbn
9780393066326
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2010005803
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)317919999

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