Send the link below via email or IMCopy
Present to your audienceStart remote presentation
- Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
- People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
- This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
- A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
- Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article
Do you really want to delete this prezi?
Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Make your likes visible on Facebook?
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.
does the media influence our perception on beauty?
Transcript of does the media influence our perception on beauty?
To compare ourselves to others to validate our opinions = causes negative behavior
shame if we don't look flawless
media influences us to be part of a group - beauty
Real life Situation #3
Is trying to influence individuals with a more positive point of view of beauty
campaigns to help people realize that the true meaning of beauty relies in oneself
to break the idea of what a perfect woman/man looks like that media wished to portray
To what extent does the media influence our perception of beauty?
the amount of likes
the desire to be 'a Tumblr girl/boy'
"standardized" poses which represent beauty
Real life situation
negative body image change & overrated weight anxiety:
eating disorders: anorexia & bulimia (male & female)
Ana Carolina Reston (2006) - 88 lb - anorexia
vigorexia - too fit (male)
drug abuse & steroids
low self-esteem and poor body image = more easily manipulated by media
if we know that such an extreme can cause death and that the images are photoshopped, why do we do it?
Real life situation #2 - Social Media
Killing Us Soflty - Jean Kilbourne
Advertising's Image of Women
"failure is inevitable" - no such thing as perfection
how does it affect us?
1) A combination of qualities, such as shape, color, or form, that pleases the aesthetic senses, especially the sight.
2) A beautiful or pleasing thing or person, in particular.
we reflect what we see on our body
we are not perfect
media shapes/changes our opinions based on advertisements and media
women - weight and appearance
men - masculinity and muscularity
media has great impact on our perception of beauty - we follow social conventions
low self esteem = conformity = influence of media
--> how is our perception influenced?
"The awareness of things through our five senses - smell, touch, taste, sound and SIGHT"
our concept of beauty:
what is it that is beautiful?
History - Evolution of Perception of Beauty
Francisco de Goya - Las Majas (Vestida/ Desnuda)
Image of women - sensual = at that time it was obscene
women cannot be naked!
Kilbroune, J. (2006, October 4) Killing Us Softly 3: Advertising's Image of Women.
Real life Situation #1