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Dopamine nation : finding balance in the age of indulgence

by Lembke, Anna, 1967- (Author)

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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The problem
  • The pursuit of pleasure. Our masturbation machines ; Running from pain ; The pleasure-pain balance
  • Self-binding. Dopamine fasting ; Science, time, and meaning ; A broken balance?
  • The pursuit of pain. Pressing on the pain side ; Radical honesty ; Prosocial shame
  • Conclusion: Lessons of the balance.