You might have more than one favourite person. They may or may not be musicians.
I for one really appreciate gifts. Research suggests that kids who know how to delay gratification will become high performers.
Can we buy happiness?
On one hand, the key to happiness is in how we spend our money. But research suggests that we should buy moments, not material belongings. Daniel Gilbert says material belongings lose their lustre after a while, but memories of experiences last (almost) forever.
Harvard researchers have also found that spending money on others will boost your own happiness.
Here is my guide to gift giving, especially if you want to give someone a gift in time for Christmas. This list may also be helpful for people who find it hard to shop for musicians, or for musicians seeking gifts for lovers of music.