Stress increases reward seeking (wanting) but not reward enjoyment (liking).
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Science!
Chocolate lovers who were stressed by putting their hands in ice water exerted 3x as much effort to be able to smell a chocolate odor than those who weren't stressed, but they didn't enjoy the experience any more.
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That's pretty fascinating.
I thought that was pretty fascinating too.
Stress makes you want, but prevents you from enjoying.
Covered by the Washington Post:
Found that via Adam Grant: