David J. Linden

David J. Linden is a professor of neuroscience at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The author of The Accidental Mind—winner of a Silver Medal at the Independent Publisher's Book Awards—he serves as the editor in chief of the Journal of Neurophysiology. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • The Compass of Pleasure

    By David J. Linden

    Read by Sean Pratt

    How Our Brains Make Fatty Foods, Orgasm, Exercise, Marijuana, Generosity, Vodka, Learning, and Gambling Feel So Good

    A leading brain scientist's look at the neurobiology of pleasure-and how they can become addictions.

    This cheerful summary of the brain's reward system is a profound experience... "Pleasure" is a superb book. My brain has been changed by reading it. - The Guardian (UK), Leo Benedictus

    Released June 21, 2016
    English, Unabridged