Unformatted text preview: 3. What is the pleasure paradox? The pleasure paradox explains the way humans strive for pleasure and avoid pain. Humans not only associate feelings to stimuli, they also try and make sense out of them. By doing this they are able to strive for pleasure and avoid pain. However when they do this the events lose some of their impact. The way humans strive for pleasure actually diminishes the effects of pleasurable events. 4. Describe two consequences of immune neglect . One consequence of immune neglect is that when people rationalize negative events they relate them to incorrectly to positive repercussions. Another consequence of immune neglect is that people tend to put overemphasis on losses when comparing gains to losses in perspective decisions. They make losses more emotionally crippling than they make gains rewarding....
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- Fall '08
- Psychology, Pleasure, Paradox of hedonism