Symbolically meaningful possessions have the ability to make intentions tangible, to remind of aspirations and to keep successes fresh. This videography is a compilation of stories about objects with symbolic meaning, reflecting on the contribution of the material environment to the subjective well-being of individuals.



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Casais, M., Mugge, R. & Desmet, P.M.A. (2016). Meaningful Things: Exploring the Symbolic Meaning of the Material Environment and its Impact on Happiness (videography). Presented at the North American Association for Consumer Research Conference (ACR) Film Festival, Berlin, October 28-29, 2016. Online