In a second experiment, the researchers varied whether a hypothetical massage priced at $100 was framed as necessary to relieve back pain (utilitarian) or desired because it would be pleasurable (hedonic). Among the researchers observations: Participants in the utilitarian condition found paying for the massage significantly less painful than did participants in the hedonic condition; tightwads found paying for either massage significantly more painful than spendthrifts; and overall, tightwads were significantly less willing than spendthrifts to buy a massage. This final difference, however, depended on how the massage was framed: Spendthrifts were 26% more likely than tightwads to buy the hedonic massage, but only 9% more likely to buy the utilitarian massage..
MIKEY LIKES: Patriots over Jaguars by 4, Vikings over Eagles by 14, Arron Afflalo over Floyd Mayweather by TKO. But, seriously, can you believe the Magic’s Afflalo got suspended for two games for throwing a punch at Minnesota Timberwolves forward Nemanja Bjelica earlier this week? I mean, come on, that was Affalo’s best shot of the year! By the way, let’s hear it for Magic rookie Jonathan Isaac, who preached his very first sermon at a local church last weekend. Who says this team doesn’t have a prayer?.
A new vision has been bestowed on the team. Finally, instead of just going out and signing guys who could hit, the Rockies got serious about fixing some of their pitching problems. The bullpen has been one of the worst in Major League Baseball for a number of seasons as they failed to keep the lead late in games for the team.
Their plane escapes. But the Cuban government claims it has a Brothers to the Rescue pilot in custody. Juan Pablo is a member of the group. We getting rebounds, but we getting knocked off the puck too easily and not wanting to hang around and battle for those pucks. So it something we definitely have to address and look at. Then gave the T Birds their first lead of the weekend when his point shot beat a screened Carter Hart for a 2 1 Seattle advantage at 4:26..
Jason Miller/Getty Images 1949: Pro Football Hall of Fame punter Ray Guy, widely considered to be the greatest punter of all time, is born in Swainsboro, Georgia. Guy played his entire 14 season NFL career with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders, amassing seven Pro Bowl appearances and winning three Super Bowl titles. His 2014 induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame makes him only the second pure kicker (after Jan Stenerud) and the first pure punter so honored.