How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

June 25, 2012

Today on Focus, we're joined by psychologist Paul Bloom, author of How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like. He'll explain how human pleasures are not rooted in our sensory impressions of any given thing, but our belief about that thing's nature—its history and origin included.

Guest: Paul Bloom, Ph.D. (Professor of Psychology, Yale University)

Host: David Inge

This is a repeat broadcast from Tuesday, November 01, 2011, 10 AM.