The FREAKest Links: Paris Cries All The Way To The Bank Edition

In addition to their growing overlap with the laws and regulations of the physical world, virtual worlds are providing psychologists with new data sources and research for theories like Transformed Social Interaction, self-perception theory, and the Proteus Effect.

Via TheStreet: In the wake of the Paris Hilton prison fiasco, financial blogger Eddy Elfenbein at Crossing Wall Street tracks the (continually upward) progress of Hilton Hotels Corp. stock, of which she stands to inherit $30 to $50 million.

Not long ago, Dubner wondered why NBA sportswriters get to sit courtside. Now the baseball writers at Chicago’s U.S. Cellular Field are getting a brushback pitch. “We were giving the press the best real estate in the building … which they don’t need,” White Sox chairman Jerry Reinsdorf told the New York Times. It is worth noting that Reinsdorf is the same man who moved the Sox’ game time to 7:11 p.m., the result of a $500,000 sponsorship deal with 7-Eleven.


egretman

In our experimental studies, dyads interacted
after one interactant had their self-representation manipulated.

I tried to make my way through the Proteus Effect paper, until I got to the above sentence.

What the f*ck?

Anyhoo, I think basically this paper says that boys like to dressup their characters online in order to get girls.

Glad to be of service.

judith reinsdorf

jerry reinsdorf promised our mother to ALWAYS take care of his sister..... when our mother died he reneded on his promise......i am now 67 and am in dire straits and he refuses to help me.. i have had 7 major surgeries including 5 back surgeries and am forced to work as a waitress............

Donna Lewandowski

I feel so bad for Judith Reinsdorf. I just recently read about how her brother won't help her in her ailing years even though he has the means to do so. I have somewhat of a parallel story to her myself. Is there any way you could put me in touch with her? via e-mail...donnajean@bex.net 4192601849
thank you
Donna

egretman

In our experimental studies, dyads interacted
after one interactant had their self-representation manipulated.

I tried to make my way through the Proteus Effect paper, until I got to the above sentence.

What the f*ck?

Anyhoo, I think basically this paper says that boys like to dressup their characters online in order to get girls.

Glad to be of service.

judith reinsdorf

jerry reinsdorf promised our mother to ALWAYS take care of his sister..... when our mother died he reneded on his promise......i am now 67 and am in dire straits and he refuses to help me.. i have had 7 major surgeries including 5 back surgeries and am forced to work as a waitress............

Donna Lewandowski

I feel so bad for Judith Reinsdorf. I just recently read about how her brother won't help her in her ailing years even though he has the means to do so. I have somewhat of a parallel story to her myself. Is there any way you could put me in touch with her? via e-mail...donnajean@bex.net 4192601849
thank you
Donna