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Tipping is more than just a kind gesture, it's window into cultural attitudes about money
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You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal. - photo by JJ Feinauer
You can tell a lot about a person based on how he or she tips, at least according to author and researcher Kabir Sehghal.

According to Sehghal, how people tip reveals broad insights into their attitudes toward money, especially when it comes to variations between cultures.

It reveals a lot about how people perceive money and obligation in countries around the world, Sehghal said in a video interview with Big Think.

In fact, Sehghal says, in some countries it can be considered offensive to tip too much.

Watch this video below for more insights into what tipping revels about cultural attitudes.