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The Psychology of Giving

Researchers have found that charitable giving improves the donor's self esteem and sense of connection, and makes them happier. Giving creates a pleasurable feedback that people find very rewarding. On The Point, we talk about the balance of giving and receiving, and the many ways these experiences affect our lives. Dr. Marc Whaley, psychiatrist, joins host Mindy Todd in the studio to discuss the topic.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.