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Uploaded on Feb 23, 2011
Adaptation has to do with how we learn to interpret signals. Behavioral economist Dan Ariely has based his career working through these types of issues as they relate to adaptation to pain and social adaptation. In his talk, he explores how we're drawn to partners with a similar level of attractiveness and how exposure to pain alters how people perceive pain in the future.