Objectifying Media

  title={Objectifying Media},
  author={Silvia Galdi and Anne Maass and Mara Cadinu},
  journal={Psychology of Women Quarterly},
  pages={398 - 413}
Across two studies, we investigated the hypothesis that exposure to objectifying television in which women are shown as sexual objects increases the likelihood of harassing conduct. In both studies (Ns = 141; 120), male participants were exposed to one of the three TV clips in which women were portrayed (a) as sexual objects (objectifying TV), (b) in professional roles, or (c) excluded (a nature documentary). Study 1 showed that men exposed to objectifying TV reported greater proclivity to… 

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