To Have and to Hold
In a survey of more than 2,000 adults conducted in 2007 by a motel chain in the U.K., one in five traveling salespeople slept with their childhood teddy bear.
People who chose their own $1 lottery ticket would only sell it back for $8, on average, compared with the mere $2 demanded by those who were simply given the ticket.
Shoppers remember more items dropped into their own basket than they do those put into another person’s.
Hayley has finished making a beautiful butterfly with a cookie cutter, which she pressed into the lump of Play-Doh that she just took from Pat.
This article was originally published with the title Passion for Possessions: Mine!.