Friday, April 27, 2012
The Compass of Pleasure
The Compass of Pleasure: How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good, provides a lively presentation about how the brain works and how our pleasure circuits become activated. One aspect of the book that I found particularly interesting is his exploration of the relationship between pleasure and addiction. Most readers will feel entertained by Linden as we learn key concepts from evolution and modern neuroscience. Rating: Three-star (Recommended) Click here to purchase The Compass of Pleasure from amazon.com.