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Why Do You Collect?

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Published on Apr 13, 2016

“A card collection is a magic carpet that takes you away from work-a-day cares to havens of relaxing quietude where you can relive the pleasures and adventures of a past day — brought to life in vivid picture and prose.”
-Jefferson R. Burdick

Thanks to The Metropolitan Museum Of Art
http://goo.gl/tghUP3

Thanks To Guinness World Records
http://goo.gl/7Q7RYn

Huge thanks to ALL the Vsauce fans who submitted their collections!

Jefferson Burdick Collection At The Met
http://goo.gl/By96Xn

BOOKS

Collecting: An Unruly Passion by Werner Muensterberger
http://goo.gl/sWHlwj

Cultures Of Collecting by Roger Cardinal
http://goo.gl/iu31Wd

To Have And To Hold: An Intimate History Of Collectors by Philipp Blom
http://goo.gl/KDcHbV

The Archaeology of Mind: Neuroevolutionary Origins of Human Emotions by Jaak Panksepp
http://goo.gl/39e1Vj

ONLINE RESOURCES

A Hobby To Many, Card Collecting Was Life’s Work For One Man by Ken Belson
http://goo.gl/zwI8LE

The Psychology Of Collecting by Mark B. McKinley
http://goo.gl/nmaBch

Why You Can’t Stop
https://goo.gl/R07B2e

Why Do We Collect Things?
http://goo.gl/GWEajf

Collecting Vs Hoarding
https://goo.gl/MRRni8

ASSET CREDITS

Specimen Jars Photo by Rolf Brecher
https://goo.gl/sKU7V8

Westinghouse Television Commercial 1950
https://goo.gl/d9zlku

Honus Wagner Card Fetches $2.1 Million At Auction
http://goo.gl/0UtOq8

Navajo Triple Weave And 12 Point Odama Dreamcatcher by Native Eye
https://goo.gl/91BiYd
https://goo.gl/BUrm0i

Baseball Game and Weehawken Ferry, New York, Stock Footage By Internet Archive
https://goo.gl/VplsKm

Umberto Eco - I Was Always Narrating by Louisiana Channel
http://goo.gl/JbJgRA

Compulsive Hoarding Apartment by Grap
https://goo.gl/zOT3pT

Hoarding Living Room by Shdwwulf
https://goo.gl/BM2BA3

Sir Hans Sloane by Stephen Slaughter, Stephencdickson
https://goo.gl/DiJvlt

The British Museum History by BHO
http://goo.gl/TBnuqz

Lunch boxes by nickd
https://goo.gl/L0BABV

Rock Collection by LookyThat
https://goo.gl/lhw3d1

Elvis Presley's X-Ray Auction
http://goo.gl/vUO60k

Maryly Snow Toothbrush Collection Photo By Luz Marina Ruiz
http://goo.gl/r7CnoX
http://goo.gl/kQPoZn

Special Thanks To Psychologists Joshua And Tara Clapp

VIDEO CREDITS

Written, Produced, Edited and Hosted by Kevin Lieber
Instagram: http://instagram.com/kevlieber
Twitter: https://twitter.com/kevleeb
Website: http://kevinlieber.com

Contributing Editor Matthew Tabor, Koala Fight Media
http://koala.fm/

VFX by Eric Langlay
https://goo.gl/EAuBb3

Sound Design by Jay Pellizzi
http://jaypellizzi.com/

Coordination By Lisa Solimeo
https://twitter.com/SometimesITweet

Select Music by Jake Chudnow
https://www.youtube.com/user/jakechudnow

Outro Music Fathoms by Tom Peters
http://www.audionetwork.com/browse/m/...

Vsauce2 Links
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/VsauceTwo
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/VsauceTwo
Website: http://www.vsauce.com

Canine Cameo by Lucy

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