Balancing “want” and “need” and why brand-new gadgets are so appealing

    What do our desires tell us about ourselves, and our lives?

    Almost two million new iPhones have been sold since the latest version of the device hit the market. As the new gadgets arrived in stores, people stood in line for entire days to get their hands on one – what’s this all about? What do our desires tell us about ourselves, and our lives? WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with psychologist Dr. Dan Gottlieb.

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