Episode 38,   Dec 20, 2023, 07:00 AM

Get into the festive spirit with Richard and Marnie, as they unwrap the psychology of gift giving, reveal why cracker jokes are so bad, look at what our Christmas decorations say about us and whether we find people with beards more trustworthy (spoiler alert, it doesn't bode well for Santa!).

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Presented by Professor Richard Wiseman and Marnie Chesterton
Produced by Kate White
Executive Producers for Podimo: Jake Chudnow and Matt White
Executive Producers for TellTale: Rami Tzabar & Jago Lee
Music: For My Friend / Daniel Fridell & Sven Lindvall / courtesy of
Mixed by Knights Audio
Additional research by Helen Keen

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