The looking glass selfie: Instagram use frequency predicts visual attention to high-anxiety body regions in young women

  title={The looking glass selfie: Instagram use frequency predicts visual attention to high-anxiety body regions in young women},
  author={Amelia C. Couture Bue},
  journal={Comput. Hum. Behav.},
Effects of Instagram Body Portrayals on Attention, State Body Dissatisfaction, and Appearance Management Behavioral Intention.
The findings indicate that thin-body portrayals increase audience self-reported attention to the posts and state body dissatisfaction, but female users who self-perceive themselves as fat report a similar level of attention toThe posts regardless of portrayed body types.
Athletic Image Type Influences Women’s Social Physique Anxiety and Visual Attention
Media images depicting idealized female physiques have been shown to heighten body dissatisfaction and body objectification. A potentially buffering factor in media exposure are depictions of female
Which are the Effects of Body-Objectification and Instagram-Related Practices on Male Body Esteem? A Cross-Sectional Study
Objective According to the objectification framework, media pressure toward body models promotes the internalization of beauty ideals that negatively influence individuals’ body image and
The Effects of Reducing Social Media Use on Body Esteem Among Transitional-Aged Youth
Introduction. Social media use (SMU) and body image concerns are highly prevalent in youth. Although several studies have shown that high SMU is crosssectionally associated with lower body esteem,
The Selfie Phenomenon and Its Role in the Life of the Modern Teenager
  • N. Pavlova, E. Filippova
  • Education, Psychology
    Консультативная психология и психотерапия
  • 2022
Objective. The stude presents a study aimed at clarifying the psychological meaning of the selfie phenomenon, the role of selfie in the life of modern teenagers. Materials and methods. The study


Body Surveillance on Instagram: Examining the Role of Selfie Feedback Investment in Young Adult Women’s Body Image Concerns
Selfies are self-taken self-portrait photographs captured with mobile phones, and they are among the most common forms of self-expression on the photo-based social network Instagram. Selfies display
Photoshopping the selfie: Self photo editing and photo investment are associated with body dissatisfaction in adolescent girls.
Girls who regularly shared self-images on social media, relative to those who did not, reported significantly higher overvaluation of shape and weight, body dissatisfaction, dietary restraint, and internalization of the thin ideal.
Facebook Photo Activity Associated with Body Image Disturbance in Adolescent Girls
Elevated appearance exposure, but not overall FB usage, was significantly correlated with weight dissatisfaction, drive for thinness, thin ideal internalization, and self-objectification, and implications for eating disorder prevention programs and best practices in researching SNSs are discussed.
Bias for the (un)attractive self: on the role of attention in causing body (dis)satisfaction.
  • E. Smeets, A. Jansen, A. Roefs
  • Psychology
    Health psychology : official journal of the Division of Health Psychology, American Psychological Association
  • 2011
Inducing a temporary attentional bias for self-defined unattractive body parts led to a significant decrease in body satisfaction and teaching body-dissatisfied women to attend to their own attractiveBody dissatisfaction, and changing the way one looks may be a new way for improving body dissatisfaction in women.