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    • Effects of Social Class on Body Image and Self-Esteem 

      Caposella, Amanda (2009-02-20)
      Do the images people are exposed to on a daily basis from magazine ads to billboards affect women's self esteem? Forty undergraduate students viewed images of women in different professions and of different body types to ...
    • Effects of Social Influence and Persuasion on Paranormal Beliefs 

      Vallee, Jenna M. (2009-02-20)
      In the last decade scholars have unexpectedly found that beliefs in the paranormal were not significantly lower in college students vs. the general population. This research has produced a lot of controversy and concern ...
    • Has the Portrayal of Women in the Media Changed Enough Since the 1950's? 

      Pittman, Caressa (2011-12-13)
      My project emphasizes the comparison of women's portrayal in the media from 1950's to present and showing that women are still oppressed through body image, sexism and gender bias. The three different sections, highlights ...
    • How drive for thinness moderates the influence of media on female body image 

      Pavelo, Maria (2006-09-20)
      This study was designed to investigate how drive for thinness moderates the influence of media on female body image and self-esteem. Drive for thinness is defined as an excessive concern with dieting, preoccupation with ...
    • Movements and the Media 

      Bresha, Brittany (2013-05-07)
      This thesis, Movements and the Media, is a journalistic account of the ways in which the news media has influenced the destinies of cultural movement throughout American History. The impact of news headlines and the ...