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Review: How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

User Review  - Brian Clegg - Goodreads

I have to start this review with a confession and an apology to the author. When the book arrived for review in 2010 (no, not a typo), I was totally fed up with books about different human emotions ... Read full review

Review: How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

User Review  - Angela - Goodreads

A fun and quick read. Still in the philosophical vein, yes, but generally grounded in science, so it's all good. While yes, the only things any of us technically enjoy are dopamine & seratonin, Bloom ... Read full review

Review: How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

User Review  - Elliot de Vries - Goodreads

Each chapter of How Pleasure Works attempts to demonstrate that a particular subset of the things we enjoy (eg food, art, love) at least partially depends on what Bloom calls our “essentialism” in ... Read full review

Review: How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

User Review  - James - Goodreads

The book covers a bunch of stuff, really fast and with a degree of shallowness - it's not a research paper after all, but a survey of sorts. It was fun to read, plastered with unusual stories of sex ... Read full review

Review: How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

User Review  - Deanna Knippling - Goodreads

This a book to stimulate curiosity, not to answer it. Bloom presents several theories on how pleasure works, most of which revolve around the idea that, as humans, we believe that everything has an ... Read full review


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