On Christmas Day of 1975, my family moved out of our home in Denver, Colorado.
My father, who was a Lutheran minister, had accepted a call to Ohio, and yes, we moved on Christmas Day when I was 5. Continue reading “What are your memories of Christmas past?” →
This is Part Two of our study of how people react to receiving Christmas gifts.
In order to better understand how people can respond so differently to the same situation, we put together focus groups and presented the exact same scenario to different people and then wrote down their reactions.
Basically, we gave each person a present to see what would happen. So, if it’s not funny or interesting, remember that it’s not my fault because it’s just science. Continue reading “Different reactions to Christmas gifts – Part Two” →
I am often amazed at how people can react so differently to the same situation.
In order to study this phenomenon further, we put together focus groups and presented the exact same situations to different people in order to see how they would react.
Today’s study (which is part one if this goes over well), involves presenting a Christmas gift to these different individuals and then studying their reactions. We are listing each individual and quoting their reactions: Continue reading “Christmas presents can result in some very different reactions” →