There's a good chance the Halloween decorations and supplies were still on the shelves at your local store when the Christmas music started playing on the speakers.
The winter holidays can be filled with great joy... and also stress, frustration, and even depression.
How to avoid the negatives? Troy Campbell of the University of Oregon has some ideas in this month's installment of "Curious: Research Meets Radio."
Dr. Campbell, with degrees in psychology AND marketing, can provide insights into what wears people out at Christmas... and what they and commercial enterprises can do to provide more joy.
We give Dr. Campbell the floor in this segment.