Gender Differences in Memory Perspectives: Evidence for Self-Objectification in Women

  title={Gender Differences in Memory Perspectives: Evidence for Self-Objectification in Women},
  author={David M Huebner and Barbara L. Fredrickson},
  journal={Sex Roles},
This study tests Fredrickson and Roberts' (1997)assertion that cultural practices of sexuallyobjectifying women's bodies socialize women tointernalize an observer's perspective on their physicalselves. Autobiographical memories can contain imagesfrom two perspectives: the original, first personperspective (field images) and that of an outsideobserver (observer images) (Nigro and Neisser, 1983). We collected autobiographical memories for eventsin general and for specific, potentially… 
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