Sex on the Shore: Wishful Identification and Parasocial Relationships as Mediators in the Relationship Between Jersey Shore Exposure and Emerging Adults' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors

@article{Bond2014SexOT,
  title={Sex on the Shore: Wishful Identification and Parasocial Relationships as Mediators in the Relationship Between Jersey Shore Exposure and Emerging Adults' Sexual Attitudes and Behaviors},
  author={B. Bond and Kristin L. Drogos},
  journal={Media Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={17},
  pages={102 - 126}
}
  • B. Bond, Kristin L. Drogos
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology
  • Media Psychology
  • Exposure to highly sexualized television programs has been correlated with emerging adults' sexual attitudes and behaviors. However, little is known about the variables that may mediate these relationships. The studies presented here investigated wishful identification and parasocial relationships withJersey Shore cast members as mediators in the relationship between exposure to Jersey Shore and permissive sexual attitudes. In Study 1, a secondary examination of content analysis data suggested… CONTINUE READING
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