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1981, researchers at the University of Montana asked male students to
rate the attractiveness of a woman in a photograph. Half of the group
was asked to rate the woman’s photo initially, and the other half of the
men rated her attractiveness after watching "Charlie's Angels." By
today's TV and video standards, Charlie's Angels might seem mild.
results of the study showed that the men who watched "Charlie's Angels"
said the woman in the photograph was less attractive in comparison to
those who didn’t watch it. The researchers conducted two additional
studies and came to the same conclusion: watching a simple TV show
depicting unrealistically beautiful women negatively influenced men's
ratings of another, average-looking woman. In essence, looking at
exceptionally beautiful women makes other women appear less attractive.
course, when you include looking at more base images in magazines,
websites, movies, and advertisements, all contribute to the same
effect. Unfortunately, viewing more overt forms of exploitation, such
as pornography, the consequences can even be more severe.
studies done since that time have shown the same pattern.
Interestingly enough, one study revealed that men (not women) who viewed
pornographic images said that they loved their spouses less after
viewing the pictures!