Research on media disclaimers’ effects on body image

Posted by on April 18, 2016 6:55 pm
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Researchers tested if adding disclaimers or ‘subvertisements’ to these images counteracts the negative effects of this media. Subvertisements are changes that body image activists make to advertisements to counter or ‘subvert’ the message of the ads. The researchers exposed women to media images of bikini models, and added either disclaimers or subvertising messages to them.

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