Is Television A Negative Psychological Effect On Human Behavior?

1163 Words Oct 25th, 2016 5 Pages
A lot of the television in today’s world seems to be the way of drawing the attention of human beings as to how we should be and what the perfect example of a human is. Most of what we see on television are advertisements. The advertisements contain perfect looking people, promoting products that are supposed to make us look perfect like the person we’re viewing. Making us believe that this is the quintessential appearance of human beings and that appearing physically different in anyway is not the norm. This not solely what appears on television, but it’s the majority of what appears on television. Therefore there since it is the majority of what’s shown, there is a clear message being sent to all television viewers. That message being that a person should aim to appear physically perfect. These messages have huge consequences, and play a major negative psychological effect on human into thinking that this is how they should be. This is physically impossible and makes a person constantly conscious about their physical appearance which leads to things like insecurity, and constant self-awareness which is psychologically damaging.
These points bring up one aspect of television known as Reality Television. Where the people who appear in these shows are perfect examples of aiming to be perfect, beautiful and to show society wat should be expected out of the human being in terms of looks, and wealth mostly. Both genders play big roles in these shows. However the female gender…

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