Eugene David
...The One-Minute Pundit

Monday, August 08, 2011


A 2007 study by the American Psychological Association (APA) showed that the exposure to sexualized images of girls and young women (on TV, in movies, ads and toys) impacts girls' self-esteem by setting unrealistic body expectations, fueling depression and the kind of self-objectification that has been linked directly with decreased condom use during sex and diminished sexual assertiveness.

In other studies, college women were shown two commercials with clich├ęd portrayals of women later expressed less interest in math- and science-related careers than students who hadn't been shown the ads.


WILL YOU STOP WITH THE PHONY APOLOGIES, JEFF BEWKES!

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