The Case for Regifting

Many think the move is shameful—but research suggests the problem is all in the regifter’s head

香蕉视频苹果下载Despite its pleasures, gift giving can be problematic.

A recipient wants items A and B (say, a hat and gloves) yet receives items C and D (say, a scarf and mittens). Another recipient wants C and D, yet receives A and B. The solution seems simple: The two recipients can simply pass along the gifts they received to each other.

The psychology,...