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    Tungodden, & Tyran, 2013). Attractiveness may be a predictor of how we distribute resources. Many authors argue…

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    Our attractiveness plays a significant role in how we are perceived by others. A very common saying is, “What matters is what's on the inside, not the outside,” but in our society this is not true at all. Attractive people are the faces of businesses, actors and actresses, most individuals that we look up to in our modern society. Why is this? Well in Chapter 6 of, “Nonverbal Communication in Human Interaction,” it is stated that our attractiveness does in fact play a major role in how we are…

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    Based on the small sample above, it is easy to see how women and men are unequal in the media. Overall, women are judged based on their physical attractiveness, and men are judged based on their intellectual and physical competency (Crawford, 66). These gender biases have a huge impact on our culture, especially during the gender schema development process. Once children have constructed a schema, it is difficult to alter it. Unfortunately, most schemas are based off of stereotypes, which are…

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    Physically attractive people are treated better overall seen through their acceptance of more social attention and prosocial behavior given by others. This shows that physical attractiveness “extends beyond mere ‘opinions’ of others and permeate actual actions toward others” (Langlois, et al. 2000, p. 401). For example, in a study of MBA graduates, they found that attractive men receive higher starting salaries, while attractive women do not (Toledano, 2013). In general, attractive candidates…

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    you…as a friend’: The role of attraction in cross-sex friendship, she begins by defining friendship and breaking it down as to what is attractive to each party in a friendship. While most other research has been focused on how sexual attractiveness is the underlying motivator for an opposite-sex friendship, Reeder conducts research to conclude if that is the only motivator. She performs a study using in-depth interviews of 20 opposite-sex friendship pairs and discovers four type of attraction…

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    female body is broken down to its most basic functions and proceeds to represent the woman. At the psychological level, the most profound effect of objectifying women force women to adopt a different view of self (Frederickson and Roberts, 1997). Objectification theory holds that at this psychological level, society socializes women to treat themselves as objects to be looked at. Effective socialization ends with the total compliance and acceptance of not “living” up to the beauty standards from…

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    measures to look a certain way. Sadly, this leads to plastic surgeries, cosmetic treatments, eating disorders, and self-confidence problems. T. Cash, D. Cash, and J. Butters conducted a study to determine whether viewing attractive photos caused participants to rank themselves lower in terms of attractiveness (1983, p. 351). Interestingly, they discovered that there was no difference among women’s self-ratings of attractiveness when they were exposed to images of models; however, when they…

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    and to suggest that sex-related benefits can accrue to the brand purchasers” (Reichert, 2003). Reichert (2003), classifies sexual content into five categories; nudity/dress, sexual behavior, physical attractiveness, sexual referents, and sexual embeds. Nudity/dress is generally integrated into ads and refers to the amount and style of clothing worn by models. Sexual behaviors are divided into two categories, individual and interpersonal; individual includes nonverbal and verbal communication,…

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    Marquardt Beauty Analysis

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    another human’s genetic makeup, physically attractive is important. Physical appearance is important to humans and certain features appear to be found attractive across human culture (Little, 2011). Since good genes might be an indication that an individual is strong and resistance to infections or parasites. Little (2011) wrote that, “preferences for facial traits that are associated with parasite resistance may be adaptive because this can lead individuals to associate with those who are not…

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    news with their families and must feel some type of pressure to achieve this look; in addition to this, young girls are exposed to these pressures at an earlier age, which could mold their thoughts of what they see as beautiful and important as they grown into adulthood. Program shows dedicated to Latino beauty are broadcasted to showcase “talent,” although they are mostly dedicated to really just show off all the contestants’ aesthetic bodies as they strut on a runway (“Nuestra Belleza…

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