How Pleasure Works

The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

by Paul Bloom

Hardcover, 280 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $26.95 | purchase

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How Pleasure Works
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The New Science of Why We Like What We Like
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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.