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What your holiday gift giving says about you

Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 - 12:22pm
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Gift-giving has become synonymous with the holiday season, with many of us making our lists and checking them more than twice to make sure we didn’t forget anything or anyone.

Finding just the right present can be really stressful. And as it turns out, we may not actually be all that good at finding just the right thing for someone else, anyway.

Anna Goldfarb writes about this in an article in the Atlantic called "Gift Giving is About the Buyer, Not the Receiver."

The Show spoke with her to learn about how much of gift giving is about psychology and how much is other stuff.

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