Pleasure-Pain Principle

Known as: Pleasure Pain Principle, Pleasure-Pain Principles, Principle, Pleasure-Pain 
The psychoanalytic concept that man instinctively seeks to avoid pain and discomfort and strives for gratification and pleasure.
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2017
2017
Pleasure and displeasure can be parsed into anticipatory and consummatory phases. However, research on pleasure and displeasure… (More)
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2016
2016
There is a paucity of methods for improving the affective experience of exercise. We tested a novel method based on discoveries… (More)
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2015
2015
Research in motivation and emotion has been increasingly influenced by the perspective that processes underpinning the motivated… (More)
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2012
2012
Understanding how emotions can affect pleasure has important implications both for people and for firms’ communication strategies… (More)
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2011
2011
Recent research has distinguished between anticipatory and consummatory pleasure. In the current study, we examined the… (More)
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2007
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2007
Research on anhedonia in schizophrenia has revealed mixed results, with patients reporting greater anhedonia than healthy… (More)
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2003
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2003
Two studies examined intergroup schadenfreude--malicious pleasure at an out-group's misfortune. Study 1 showed that schadenfreude… (More)
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1987
1987
A matrix of 25 gustatory stimuli combined five sucrose concentrations (0.15 to 2.35 mole/l) with five temperatures (10 to 50… (More)
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