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pleasurable emotion

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

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Review
2015
Review
2015
Pleasure is mediated by well-developed mesocorticolimbic circuitry and serves adaptive functions. In affective disorders… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The emergence of new media using multimedia features has generated a new set of mediators for tourists' experiences. This study… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The pursuit of happiness is a preoccupation for many people. Yet only the pursuit can be promised, not happiness itself. Can… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Compared to the study of negative emotions such as fear, the neurobiology of positive emotional processes and the associated… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
How does the brain cause positive affective reactions to sensory pleasure? An answer to pleasure causation requires knowing not… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Regulatory focus theory distinguishes between self-regulatory processes that focus on promotion and prevention strategies for… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
  • D. Buss
  • The American psychologist
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 6755845
An evolutionary perspective offers novel insights into some major obstacles to achieving happiness. Impediments include large… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
In recent years, there has been an explosion of educational practices and curriculum resource materials that make use of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Do the pleasures of horror movies really begin and end in sadism? So the public discussion of film assumes, and so film theory… Expand
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Adaptation level theory suggests that both contrast and habituation will operate to prevent the winning of a fortune from… Expand
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