The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos Happier Holidays: How to Give and Receive the Perfect Gift

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Exchanging holiday gifts is supposed to be joyful… but for many of us it is a source of stress, anxiety and hurt feelings. To transform the way you think about the act of giving and receiving presents, Dr Laurie Santos has gathered together the top experts in the field of happiness to share their tips, tricks, and science-backed strategies. They even tackle the thorny issue of giving money in lieu of a present – with some surprising conclusions.
Joining Laurie for a festive Zoom party are Jamil Zaki from Stanford University, Liz Dunn from the University of British Columbia and Nick Epley from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

The Host

Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…