The pleasure center

trust your animal instincts by Morten L. Kringelbach

Publisher: Oxford University Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Downloads: 677
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Subjects:

  • Pleasure,
  • Desire

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

StatementMorten L. Kringelbach.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF515 .K5813 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19889209M
ISBN 109780195322859
LC Control Number2008023787

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Most problematic: the book contains little substantive information on its stated subject matter -- the pleasure center. A few (mostly forced) sentences are added at the end of each chapter to try to drag in some aspect of pleasure.

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