How Do People Experience Paradoxical Feelings of Pleasure and Anxiety? (image) Princeton University Share Print E-Mail Caption Research by Amitai Shenhav and colleagues into how people experience paradoxical feelings of pleasure and anxiety when choosing between two or more positive outcomes asked study participants to choose between pairs of products with similarly low values (low-low), similarly high values (high-high) or different values (low-high). Credit Image courtesy of PNAS Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.