Annotated Bibliography: Body Image And Magazine Advertising

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Body Image and Magazine Advertisements:
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Agliata, D., & Tantleff-Dunn, S., (2004). The Impact of Media Exposure on Males’ Body Image. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23(1), 7-22. Retrieved from http://proxy4.vaniercollege.qc.ca:2112/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=1252648 &site=ehost-live
The article talks about how different ideal body types came to be and also how these standards affect male’s body image. The authors state that previous studies have shown the negative effects of perfect body exposure to women, therefore they try to do a similar experiment to men to see if it comes to the same conclusion. It comes to conclusion that men that exposed to ideal male images became significantly more depressed
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The first one features thin models, the second one shows average-size models, and the third one shows no models. The authors try to prove that the exposure of thin ideal bodies in the media does negatively impacts young women’s body images. It was concluded that women that were exposed to thin ideal bodies resulted in a higher body-focused anxiety than those who are exposed to average-size models and no models. This article will be able to support my thesis because it shows the negative effects of exposure of thin ideal bodies to the female public and my thesis is about the negative impacts of ideal bodies exposure on self-esteem and self-image. This article will be used in the psychology section of the…show more content…
The authors exposed thin models and average-size models to the participants for the study but they did not did not have a favorable brand attitude towards thin models. Nevertheless, individual’s body images did affect the participant’s perceptions of similarity with model images in the social comparison. This article will be able to support my thesis because it talks about the creation of social norms which is one of the reason why the exposure of ideal advertising images affects negatively individuals’ self-esteem. This article will be used in the sociology section of the research

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