- the branch of psychology that deals with pleasurable and unpleasurable states of consciousness.
Origin of hedonics
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- the branch of psychology concerned with the study of pleasant and unpleasant sensations
- (in philosophy) the study of pleasure, esp in its relation to duty
- The branch of psychology that studies pleasant and unpleasant sensations and states of mind.
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