Short-form social media videos and images that set unattainable appearance standards may harm young women’s perception of body image, research suggests.
Content celebrating diverse body types on social media can improve body satisfaction in young women, a new study from UNSW Sydney finds.
New information Instagram makes teens feel worse about their bodies is an opportunity for parents to start a conversation with their children.
Scholars of Renaissance art tell us that Botticelli’s Birth of Venus is a representation of the perfect woman, but research shows that most people see beauty in variety, writes Rob Brooks.
Spending time on Facebook increases some young women’s concerns about their face, hair and skin, but it doesn’t necessarily affect how they feel about their body, write Jasmine Fardouly and Zali Yager.
Young women who buy into society's expectations are more likely than non-conformists to have a negative body image and eating disorders, a new study suggests.