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Articles related to pleasure

Quandary: No Joy for Addicts
Neurosurgeons in China are treating drug addicts by destroying a part of the brain responsible for feeling pleasure.
Up Close: Carrots that stick: Rethinking pleasure and pain as human motivators
Social psychologist Prof E. Tory Higgins discusses his model of how humans interpret and appreciate reward and punishment, and offers unusual approaches to motivate people to action.