ADVERTISEMENT

Passion for Possessions: Mine!

Ownership of objects plays a critical role in human identity
THIS IS A PREVIEW.
or subscribe to access the full article.



Corbis

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 IS A PREVIEW.
or subscribe to access the full article.
Buy Digital Issue $7.95
Digital Subscription $19.99 Subscribe
Share this Article:

Comments

You must sign in or register as a ScientificAmerican.com member to submit a comment.

The Pi Day Commemorative Package

Get 3 of our best-selling Pi topic issues
Plus a FREE Bonus Issue!

Add to your cart now for just $9.99 >

X

Email this Article

X