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Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood

Get the Facts: Marketing and Materialism

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Commercialism
Materialism
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Parent Handout
English
Created: 11/26/2018
Uploaded: 11/30/2018

How do marketers get people to buy so much stuff? They say it'll make us happy! But the truth is that a focus on having and getting stuff is more likely to make people – including kids! – unhappy. Learn more about advertising, materialism, and kids' wellbeing in this fact sheet from CCFC.