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How to choose the right Christmas gift: tips from psychological research

Adrian R. Camilleri, University of Technology Sydney Christmas is a time of celebration, relaxation and gift giving. But choosing gifts can also make it a time...

The science of gift wrapping explains why sloppy is better

Erick M. Mas, Vanderbilt University They say appearances can be deceiving. In the case of gift giving, they might be right. Consumers in the U.S. spend...

The bizarre phenomenon of vacation surprise videos

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Parents have long surprised their kids with a family vacation. However, the practice of parents recording their kids’ reactions – and...

An anthropologist explains why we love holiday rituals and traditions

Dimitris Xygalatas, University of Connecticut The mere thought of holiday traditions brings smiles to most people’s faces and elicits feelings of sweet anticipation and nostalgia....

Gift-giving taboos that aren’t as bad as you think

Mary Steffel, Northeastern University and Elanor Williams, University of California, San Diego There are many social norms that dictate gift-giving, including when, how and what...

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