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The Sound of Ideas

The Psychology of Shopping

Posted Wednesday, December 19, 2007

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So, let's see here, a sweater for cousin Ed, a bowl for Aunt Tillie, and gift cards for the kids. Presents say a lot--including something about the gift giver.In the middle of the holiday shopping frenzy, we'll take a moment on the Sound of Ideas to look at our buying habits and what they reveal about our own personalities. Identifying the neurotic, primitive and psychotic shoppers...and a little retail therapy. Wednesday at 9 a.m.

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Mental Health, Community/Human Interest

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Dr. Paul Albanese, Kent State University associate professor of marketing and author of The Personality Continuum and Consumer Behavior
Jay Seaton, Area President, Consumer Credit Counseling and Cleveland Saves
Terrence Shulman, JD, MSW, ACSW,CAC-I,CPC, Social Worker and Addiction Therapist, The Shulman Center

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