Relating to, characterized by, or considered in terms of pleasant (or unpleasant) sensations.
- Other psychologists have proposed theories to account for the changes in behavior that take place when hedonic events follow the behavior.
- And it is the contrast between that hedonic state and the expectation of reward when the discriminative stimuli appear, that determines the relative value of those stimuli.
- Your top character traits are those that allow you to achieve meaningful happiness, instead of mere hedonic pleasure.
Mid 17th century: from Greek hēdonikos, from hēdonē 'pleasure'.
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