pleasurable emotion

Known as: pleasures, enjoyment, pleasurable feeling 
Sensation of enjoyment or gratification.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
Review
2012
The premise of the standard regulatory model, "homeostasis", is flawed: the goal of regulation is not to preserve constancy of… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Longitudinal data indicate that our capacity for adaptive self-regulation is a relatively stable predisposition that appears in… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Compared to the study of negative emotions such as fear, the neurobiology of positive emotional processes and the associated… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
The ventral pallidum (VP) is a key structure in brain mesocorticolimbic reward circuits that mediate "liking" reactions to… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE To identify and model the effects of sleep loss and fatigue on resident-physicians' professional lives and personal well… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
In four experiments, we show that goals associated with approach and avoidance needs influence persuasion and that the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Do self-control situations pit controlled reason against impulsive emotion, or do some emotions support the controlled choice? A… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Regulatory focus theory distinguishes between self-regulatory processes that focus on promotion and prevention strategies for… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The reward/reinforcement circuitry of the mammalian brain consists of synaptically interconnected neurons associated with the… (More)
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1978
Highly Cited
1978
Adaptation level theory suggests that both contrast and habituation will operate to prevent the winning of a fortune from… (More)
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