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Body Image

Digital media’s impact on children and adolescent body image can be significant and multifaceted. The consistent and pervasive nature of unrealistic body ideals can contribute to negative body image perceptions and unhealthy behaviors. What influences should parents, educators, and caregivers be aware of to mitigate their impact?

Even when adult women with fully-developed brains and decades of experience…are aware that an image has been photoshopped…exposure to mass media images still leads to decreases in body image.

Sopha Choukas-Bradley, PhD From #AskTheExperts webinar "Mirror, Mirror, in My Palm: Girls and Media"

On Body Image

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