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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...

A Father’s Day reminder from science: Your kids aren’t really growing...

Keith Payne, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill I am one of those men for whom it is impossible to find Father’s Day...

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....

During the holidays, giving gifts to the dead can help you...

Jenna Drenten, Loyola University Chicago Every December, my family decorates two Christmas trees: one for our living room and one for the cemetery, where my...

When cringeworthy gifts are worse than inconsiderate

Deborah Y. Cohn, New York Institute of Technology Ever wondered why your mom bought you that inexplicable thing? You’re not alone. I have spent years doing...

Some graduation gifts really are better than others

Selin Malkoc, The Ohio State University Graduation season is upon us, and for many graduates, it’s a moment they’ll want to remember for the rest...

Some graduation gifts really are better than others

Selin Malkoc, The Ohio State University Graduation season is upon us, and for many graduates, it’s a moment they’ll want to remember for the rest...

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School buildings need more space to safely reopen

Samantha Keppler, University of Michigan and Karen Smilowitz, Northwestern University When COVID-19 first arose, the battle cry was “flatten the curve.” As states make plans...