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Key Vocabulary

Gift
Regalo
Charitable
Caritativas
Exchange
Intercambio
Donations
Donaciones
Ties
Lazos

The Science Behind Gift-Giving

Learn about what's behind gift-giving.

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The Science Behind Gift-Giving

Learn about what's behind gift-giving.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

Holidays are just around the corner, and billions of people worldwide are preparing for an ancient ritual: gift-giving.
In 1925 French sociologist Marcel Mauss published The Gift: Forms and Functions of Exchange in Archaic Societies, an influential essay on social theories of reciprocity and gift exchange.

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