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Whole sections consist of speculative discussions with no evidence to back them up.
Somehow, the way we think about the person and the kiss is just as important as the way the person looks and the physical act.
How Pleasure Works is a great book - it's entertaining and informative, and also surprising - as well as surprisingly funny.
This book is about pleasure, but equally it is about essentialism. I would even argue that this book is more about essentialism than pleasure (guess the title would not have been... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Neuron
Sorry, just can't get into it. I will definitely try again later as I have heard good things about this book.Published 6 months ago by Donna Jones
I saw Professor Bloom speak at a "One Day University" and out of the 5 speakers my husband and I saw, he was the best. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Christine Casper
This was highly recommended in an article, so I bought it, but I found it to be simply rehashing the same platitudes and genial research as other books and articles. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Geonomeak
How Pleasure Works, by Paul Bloom, reviewed by Dan Nicholas Dec. 11, 2013
I like dangerous books that make you think. Read more
This is a really interesting book packed with rich content well documented with 24 pages of references. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cmac
Great book! I highly recommend this book to everyone wishing to understand how the mind works. It is well written, informative, and even humorous on occasion. Read morePublished on September 12, 2012 by Jason Powers
Publisher's Weekly said, "Bloom (Descartes' Baby), a psychology professor at Yale, explores pleasure from evolutionary and social perspectives, distancing himself from the... Read morePublished on August 20, 2012 by Angie Boyter
The first time I learned about Dr. Bloom was in early 2009, when I was preparing to leave Afghanistan to obtain a Master's degree in clinical and counseling psychology in the U.S. Read morePublished on April 22, 2012 by Arshia